Thursday 27 August 1970
It was Thursday, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1970 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Leanna Creel: TV Actress.
- Colt Ford: Country Singer.
- Pokwang : Filipino actress and singer.
- Andy Bichel: Australian cricketer and coach.
- Edson Nascimento: Brazilian noted family, the son of soccer champ Pelé, known by his own nickname, "Edinho".
- Peter Ebdon: English snooker player
- Mark Ilott: English cricketer
- Tony Kanal: English-American bass player songwriter and producer (No Doubt)
- Jeff Kenna: Irish footballer and manager
- Park Myeong-su: South Korean singer-songwriter and television host
- Kelly Trump: German porn actress
- Karl Unterkircher: Italian mountaineer (d. 2008)
- Greg Woodcroft: Hamilton, Ontario -- 52 kg freestyle wrestler (1996 Olympics)
- Reggie Slater: NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
- Jim Thome: Peoria, Illinois -- Infielder (Cleveland Indians)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Edwin Starr - War
- Bread - Make It With You
- Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
- Eric Burdon and War - Spill The Wine
- Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
- Clarence Carter - Patches
- Chicago - 25 Or 6 To 4
- Ronnie Dyson - (If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) Why Can't I Touch You
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