Thursday 23 July 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sam Waters and Charisma Carpenter.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
Chisum, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ace of Wands.
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Which were the important events of 23 July 1970 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Sam Waters: Camp Springs, Maryland -- Singer (Color Me Badd-Want to Sex You Up).
- Charisma Carpenter: American actress.
- Thea Dorn: German author and playwright.
- Povilas Vanagas: Lithuanian ice dancer.
- Sam Watters: American singer-songwriter and producer (Color Me Badd).
- Qaboos ibn Sa'id becomes Sultan of Oman after overthrowing his father, Sa'id ibn Taimur initiating massive reforms ;modernisation programs and end to a decade long civil war.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
- Bread - Make It With You
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
- Blues Image - Ride Captain Ride
- The Five Stairsteps - O-o-h Child
- Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
- Melanie - Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)
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