Saturday 31 January 1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rachel Jean Marteen and Travis Hannah.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Want You Back by The Jackson 5.
In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits.
Patton, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, 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 Die Baumwollpflücker.
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Which were the important events of 31 January 1970 ?
- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- Rachel Jean Marteen: Atlanta, Georgia -- Playmate (Aug, 1995).
- Travis Hannah: NFL / WLAF receiver (Houston Oilers, Frankfurt Galaxy).
- Greg Skrepenak NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders: Carolina Panthers).
- Danny Michel: Canadian Musician.
- Minnie Driver: British actress and singer-songwriter.
- Slim Harpo [James Moore]: rocker, dies at age 28.
- Grateful Dead members busted on LSD charges
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
- Tom Jones - Without Love (There Is Nothing)
- Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
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