Sunday 27 December 1970
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison.
In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits.
Sometimes a Great Notion, directed by Paul Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway 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 27 December 1970 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Chyna : American professional wrestler.
- Frank Messmer: WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy).
- Lorenzo Neal NFL fullback (New Orleans Saints: New York Jets).
- Mike Salmon NFL/WLAF safety (Houston Oilers: Rhein Fire, San Francisco 49ers).
- Steve Hoyem: WLAF offensive tackle (Rhein Fire).
- Brendon Cook: Australian race car driver and rugby player
- Lorenzo Neal: American football player and radio host
- Hello, Dolly! closes at Saint James Theater in New York City after 2,844 performances.
- India's president declares new elections.
- Burgos Trial: Three Basques are sentenced to death (3 twice), others sentenced to 12 to 62 years, and one is released.
- The suspected killers of Pierre Laporte, Jacques and Paul Rose and Francis Sunard, are arrested near Montreal.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
- Badfinger - No Matter What
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