Tuesday 24 February 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits.
Au Hasard Balthazar, directed by Robert Bresson, 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 February 1970 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Wilson Alvarez in Maracaibo: Venezuela; pitcher (Chicago White Sox).
- Jeff Garcia: Canadian Football League quarterback (Calgary Stampeders).
- Neil Sullivan: English-Scottish footballer and coach.
- Jonathan Ward in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; actor (Doug - Charles in Charge, Beans Baxter).
- Kienast quintuplets: American quintuplets.
- Conrad Nagel: Actor (Celebrity Time), dies at 73.
- KVDO TV channel 3 in Salem, OR (IND) begins broadcasting
- Heintje Simons (14) wins 7 gold records.
- 29 Swiss Army officers die in avalanche (Reckingen, Switzerland).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- The Guess Who - No Time
- The Tee Set - Ma Belle Amie
- The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
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