Tuesday 28 April 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to ABC by The Jackson 5.
In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
A Man Called Horse, directed by Elliot Silverstein, 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 28 April 1970 ?
- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
- Saints Vitalis and Valeria
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
- World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
- National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jam�l (Beauty) - First day of the third month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Mark Harris: wide receiver (San Francisco 49ers).
- Nicklas Lidstrom in Vasteras: Sweden; NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, Detroit Red Wings).
- Richard Fromberg: in Australia; tennis star.
- Bridget Moynahan: Movie Actress.
- Nicklas Lidström: Swedish ice hockey player and scout.
- Diego Simeone: Argentinian footballer and manager
- Ed Begley: Hartford, Connecticut -- Actor (Mr Koppel-Leave it to Larry).
- Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon formally authorizes American combat troops to fight communist sanctuaries in Cambodia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- The Friends Of Distinction - Love Or Let Me Be Lonely
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
- The Ides Of March - Vehicle
- Tyrone Davis - Turn Back The Hands Of Time
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