Wednesday 27 May 1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Liz Earley in Saint Catharines and Michael Blackburn.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Everything Is Beautiful by Ray Stevens.
In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits.
The Out of Towners, directed by Arthur Hiller, 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 27 May 1970 ?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Liz Earley in Saint Catharines: Ontario, Canada; LPGA golfer (1995 Thailand Open).
- Michael Blackburn: Australian laser yachter (Olympics-1996).
- Todd Collins: linebacker (New England Patriots).
- Cherry Pie Picache: Filipino actress.
- Joseph Fiennes: British actor, an intense, expressive star of critically acclaimed dramas.
- Michele Bartoli: Italian cyclist
- Tim Farron: English educator and politician
- Cherry Picache: Filipino actress and screenwriter
- Emmy van Lokhorst: author, dies at age 78.
- British expedition climbs south face of Annapurna I.
- The 1970 Ancash earthquake causes a landslide that buries the town of Yungay, Peru more than 47,000 people are killed.
- The 1970 FIFA World Cup is inaugurated in Mexico.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Stevens - Everything Is Beautiful
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- The Moments - Love On A Two-Way Street
- Simon & Garfunkel - Cecilia
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Up Around The Bend
- The Poppy Family - Which Way You Goin' Billy?
- Joe Cocker - The Letter
- Tyrone Davis - Turn Back The Hands Of Time
- The Ides Of March - Vehicle
- The Beatles - Let It Be
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