Tuesday 21 April 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to ABC by The Jackson 5.
In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
A Man Called Horse, directed by Elliot Silverstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 21 April 1970 ?
- Rome - city birthday.
- Saint Wolbodo
- Saint Konrad von Parzham
- Saint Anastasius I
- Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
- Texas-San Jacinto Day
- Grounation Day in Rastafari movement.
- Sunni Islam - Mawlid, Prophet Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Roman Empire - the Parilia was held in honor of Pales.
- Bah�'f Faith - First day of the festival of Ridv�n.
- Tiradentes - Brazil.
- Michael Sternkopf: German soccer/football player.
- Jeff Anderson: American actor director and screenwriter.
- Glen Hansard: Irish singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (The Frames and The Swell Season).
- Nicole Sullivan: American actress and screenwriter.
- Israel Stanley NFL/WLAF defensive end (New Orleans Saints: Rhein Fire).
- Stewart Malgunas in Prince George: British Columbia, Canada; NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals).
- Rob Riggle: American comedian
- Jason Simpson: American noted family, son of O.J. Simpson and his first wife Marguerite Whitley. He has one older sister and two half-siblings by his father's second marriage to Nicole Brown. His family was under unwelcome notoriety during the trail of his father after the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson June 12, 1994.
- Reds clout 7 HRs by 6 batters, Braves counter with 3 HRs, 6 for one team and 9 different batters for two teams, all tie or set records
- The Hutt River Province Principality secedes from Australia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
- The Friends Of Distinction - Love Or Let Me Be Lonely
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Tyrone Davis - Turn Back The Hands Of Time
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