Tuesday 25 August 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to War by Edwin Starr.
In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Lovers and Other Strangers, directed by Cy Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart 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 25 August 1970 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Claudia Schiffer: German model, considered by some to be the world's prettiest woman.
- Jo Messina: American musician.
- Doug Glanville: Hackensack, New Jersey -- Outfielder (Chicago Cubs).
- Debbie Graham: Walnut Creek, California -- Tennis star (1993 Taranto doubles).
- Adrian Lam: Papua New Guinean-Australian rugby player and coach.
- Helena Seger: Swedish model and actress
- Jo Dee Messina: American country music singer
- Katherine "Katie" Scanlon: Fairfield, Connecticut -- Rower (1996 Olympics)
- Ronald Waterreus: Soccer player (Roda JC, PSV)
- Robert Horry: American basketball player: forward, Lakers
- Tachu Naito: Japanese architect (Born 1886).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Edwin Starr - War
- Bread - Make It With You
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
- Eric Burdon and War - Spill The Wine
- Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
- Clarence Carter - Patches
- Ronnie Dyson - (If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) Why Can't I Touch You
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Chicago - 25 Or 6 To 4
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