Tuesday 29 December 1970
It was Tuesday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1970 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Aled Jones: Welsh singer and television host.
- Hidetoshi Mitsusada: Japanese race car driver.
- Glen Phillips: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Toad the Wet Sprocket and Works Progress Administration).
- Kevin Weisman: American actor.
- Dallas Austin: Music Producer.
- Yaroslav Ihorovych Pustovyi in Kostroma: Ukraine; cosmonaut.
- Marie Menken: American experimental filmmaker and socialite (Born 1909).
- U.S. President Richard Nixon signs into law the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
- In Viscaya, Spain, Basque county, 15,000 go on strike to protest the Burgos trial death sentences.
- Francisco Franco commutes the death sentences of the Burgos Trial defendants to 30 years in prison.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- Van Morrison - Domino
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
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