Thursday 30 July 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ed Hawthorne and Joe Montford.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, 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.
On TV people were watching La brigade des maléfices.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 July 1970 ?
- Vanuatu - Independence Day
- St. Julitta (a martyr)
- St. Sennen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
- Ed Hawthorne: NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins).
- Joe Montford: CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats).
- Tom McManus: NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Werner Hippler: WLAF TE (Frankfurt Galaxy).
- Christopher Nolan: English film director.
- George Szell: Hungarian / US conductor (Cleveland Orch), dies at 73.
- 30,000 attend Powder Ridge Rock Festival, Middlefield, Connecticut, USA.
- Damages totalling £485,528 are awarded to 28 Thalidomide victims.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Bread - Make It With You
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
- Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
- Eric Burdon and War - Spill The Wine
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
- Alive and Kicking - Tighter, Tighter
- The Five Stairsteps - O-o-h Child
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