Wednesday 24 June 1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carlos Yancy and Glenn Medeiros.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Love You Save by The Jackson 5.
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 The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ljubav na bracni nacin.
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Which were the important events of 24 June 1970 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Battle of Carabobo Day in Venezuela (1821)
- FOte nationale du QuTbec, also called St-Jean-Baptiste Day
- Day of Indian in Peru
- Original Midsummer's Eve in Finland and Sweden, although the official holiday is now moved to the nearest Friday
- St. John's Day in Estonia and Sao Joao in Porto
- Festival of San Juan observed in Bolivia and Peru
- American Radio Relay League - Field Day 2006
- Carlos Yancy: NFL cornerback (NE Patriots).
- Glenn Medeiros: American singer and songwriter.
- Bernardo Sassetti: Portuguese pianist composer and educator (d. 2012).
- Catch 22 opens in movie theaters
- Senate votes overwhelmingly to repeal Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
- Bobby Murcer ties record of four consecutive home runs.
- US Senate votes overwhelmingly to repeal Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
- The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road
- Vanity Fare - Hitchin' A Ride
- Blues Image - Ride Captain Ride
- Rare Earth - Get Ready
- Melanie - Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)
- Elvis Presley - The Wonder Of You
- The Poppy Family - Which Way You Goin' Billy?
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