Thursday 26 February 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ben Maruquin in Ventura and Meeno Peluce in Amsterdam.
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.
Airport, directed by George Seaton, 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 Nase malo misto.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1970 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Ben Maruquin in Ventura: California, USA; field hockey sweeper (Olympics-1996).
- Meeno Peluce in Amsterdam: Netherlands; actor (Bad News Bears).
- Katie O'Neill in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Together We Stand).
- Sasha Danilovic: Bosnian basketball player: guard.
- Previn Twins: British noted family, the twin son of actress Mia Farrow and conductor Andre Previn, Matthew born at 6:00 PM and Sascha at 6:04 PM GDT (same time quoted by Bordoni vol.
- Mark Harper: English accountant and politician Minister of State for Immigration
- Ethel Leginska: Composer, dies at 83.
- Georgy opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 4 performances
- Beatles release Beatles Again aka Hey Jude album
- National Public Radio incorporates as a non-profit corporation.
- Chevrolet release the second generation Camaro.
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
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- The Guess Who - No Time
- The Tee Set - Ma Belle Amie
- The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
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