Sunday 22 March 1970
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits.
The Sicilian Clan, directed by Henri Verneuil, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 March 1970 ?
- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
- Saint Octavian
- Saint Lea of Rome
- Saint Reinhilde of Ghent
- Travis Richards in Crystal: Minnesota, USA; US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994).
- Jason Rouser in Tucson: Arizona, USA; 200 metre/400 metre runner.
- Andreas Johnson: Swedish singer-songwriter.
- Leontien van Moorsel: Dutch cyclist.
- Hwang Young-cho: South Korean runner.
- Live Roggen: Norwegian singer (Come Shine)
- Reggie White: American athlete, defensive tackle, he played pro football from 1992-199, spending his first three seasons with San Diego and his last season with the New England Patriots..
- Blood Red Roses opens and closes at John Golden Theater, New York City
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- Chairmen Of The Board - Give Me Just A Little More Time
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- The Hollies - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
- Santana - Evil Ways
- The Delfonics - Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
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