Friday 28 August 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gavin Maxwell and Jaime Fields.
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.
On TV people were watching Schwarzer Peter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1970 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Gavin Maxwell: Mississauga, Ontario -- Canoeist (1996 Olympics).
- Jaime Fields: NFL / WLAF linebacker (KC Chiefs, Scotland Claymores).
- Sherrie Austin: Australian actress/singer.
- Loïc Leferme: French "apnéiste" (freediver).
- Melina Aslanidou: German-Greek singer-songwriter.
- Phillies Larry Bowa steals home for 2nd time in 1970
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Edwin Starr - War
- Bread - Make It With You
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
- Eric Burdon and War - Spill The Wine
- Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
- Clarence Carter - Patches
- Ronnie Dyson - (If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) Why Can't I Touch You
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Chicago - 25 Or 6 To 4
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