Friday 24 April 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to ABC by The Jackson 5.
In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
A Man Called Horse, directed by Elliot Silverstein, 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 24 April 1970 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Abdecamai Moussali: French musician.
- Damien Fleming: Australian cricketer coach and sportscaster.
- Emanuela Zardo: in Switzerland; tennis star.
- Otis Spann: American singer and pianist (d. 1970).
- China PR launches its 1st satellite transmitting song East is Red
- Gambia becomes a republic within the Commonwealth.
- The first Chinese satellite, Dong Fang Hong I, is launched.
- The Gambia becomes a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations, with Dawda Jawara as the first President.
- China's first satellite (''Dong Fang Hong 1'') is launched into orbit using a Long March-1 Rocket (CZ-1).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- Tyrone Davis - Turn Back The Hands Of Time
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- The Friends Of Distinction - Love Or Let Me Be Lonely
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
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