Friday 21 August 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Make It With You by Bread.
In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Lovers and Other Strangers, directed by Cy Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1970 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Bill Roth: Yonkers, New York -- Gymnast (Pan Am-gold-1995, Olympics - 1996).
- Mark Hatfield: CFL guard (BC Lions).
- Paulo Barrancos Guerra: Portugal -- 10k runner.
- Steve Everitt: NFL center (Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles).
- Craig Counsell: American baseball player: short stop/2nd base.
- Cathy Weseluck: Voice Actor
- Erik Dekker: Dutch cyclist and manager
- Simone Eriksrud: Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist (D'Sound)
- Nathan Jones: American professional wrestler
- Timothy Mather Spelman: Composer, dies at 79.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bread - Make It With You
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Eric Burdon and War - Spill The Wine
- Edwin Starr - War
- Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
- Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
- Clarence Carter - Patches
- Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
- B.J. Thomas - I Just Can't Help Believing
- Alive and Kicking - Tighter, Tighter
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