Thursday 22 January 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brian Gaskill and Keith Wagner NFL/WLAF tackle (New York Giants.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas.
In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits.
MASH, directed by Robert Altman, 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.
On TV people were watching Paris 7000.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 January 1970 ?
- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- Brian Gaskill: Actor (David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children).
- Keith Wagner NFL/WLAF tackle (New York Giants: Washington Redskins, Scottish Claymores).
- Abraham Olano: Spanish cyclist.
- Test debut of Barry Richards, South Africa versus Australia, Cape Town.
- First commercial Boeing 747 flight (Pan Am), New York to London in 6.5 hours.
- The Boeing 747, the world's first ''jumbo jet'', enters commercial service for launch customer Pan American Airways with its maiden voyage from John F Kennedy International Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
- Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy
- Tom Jones - Without Love (There Is Nothing)
- Tommy Roe - Jam Up Jelly Tight
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
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