Monday 28 December 1970
It was Monday, 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.
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Which were the important events of 28 December 1970 ?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Elaine Hendrix: American actress.
- James Jett: American sprinter and football player.
- Francesca Le: American porn actress and director.
- Brenda Schultz-McCarthy: Dutch tennis player.
- Brenda Schultz-McCarthy in Haarlem: Netherlands; tennis star (1995, 1996 Oklahoma City).
- Elizabeth McIntyre in Dunbar: West Virginia, USA; Miss America-West Virginia (1996).
- Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen opens at Majestic NYC for 19 performances
- Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen) adopts constitution.
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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
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
- Van Morrison - Domino
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
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