Saturday 22 August 1970
It was Saturday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1970 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Jean-Michel Bombardier: Brantford, Ontario -- Ice pairs (1995, 96 Can).
- Giada De Laurentiis: Italian-born American chef and television host.
- George Canyon: Canadian singer guitarist and actor.
- Charlie Connelly: English-Irish journalist and author.
- Chin Gutierrez: Filipino actress and singer.
- Tímea Nagy: Hungarian fencer
- Shaun Steels: English drummer and bass player (My Dying Bride and Anathema)
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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