Friday 26 June 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 June 1970 ?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
- Independence Day in Madagascar
- Saint Josemarfa Escriv� (d. 1975)
- Nicole Richardson: Australian softball outfielder (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Paul Thomas Anderson: American filmmaker.
- Sean Hayes: American actor.
- Chris O'Donnell: American actor.
- Nick Offerman: American actor.
- Paul Anderson: American director producer and screenwriter
- Paul Bitok: Kenyan runner
- Irv Gotti: American record producer co-founded Murder Inc Records
- Takeshi Konomi: Japanese illustrator
- Matt Letscher: American actor and playwright
- Adam Ndlovu: Zimbabwean footballer (d. 2012)
- Frank Robinson hits two grand slams as Baltimore Orioles beat Washington Senators 12-2.
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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