Saturday 28 February 1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits.
Airport, directed by George Seaton, 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.
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1970 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Mika Stromberg in Helsinki: Finland; hockey defenseman (Team Finland).
- Noureddine Morceli: Algeria -- 1500m runner (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Daniel Handler: American writer.
- Georgy closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 4 performances
- Bicycles permitted to cross Golden Gate Bridge
- KIIN (now KUN) TV channel 12 in Iowa City, IA (PBS) 1st broadcast
- WUTR TV channel 20 in Utica-Rome, New York (ABC) begins broadcasting
- Caroline Walker runs world female record marathon (3:02:53).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- The Guess Who - No Time
- The Tee Set - Ma Belle Amie
- The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
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