Monday 26 January 1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Want You Back by The Jackson 5.
In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits.
MASH, directed by Robert Altman, 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.
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1970 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Tracy Middendorf in Miami Beach: Florida, USA; actress (Beverly Hills 90210, Carrie - Days of Our Lives).
- Alessandra Sensini: Italian sailor, winner of the Bronze Medal at the Atlanta Olympics sailing event on 7/29/1996.
- Kirk Franklin: American gospel singer.
- Dean Malkoc in Vancouver: British Columbia, Canada; NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks).
- Dan Carlson: US baseball pitcher (San Francisco Giants).
- Ronald Moore NFL running back (New York Jets: Saint Louis Rams, Arizona Cardinals).
- Mick Jagger is fined £200 for possession of cannabis.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
- Tom Jones - Without Love (There Is Nothing)
- Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
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