Friday 31 July 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
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Which were the important events of 31 July 1970 ?
- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
- St. Helen of Skofde
- La Hae Hawai?i - Hawaiian Flag Day
- Ahmad Akbarpour: Iranian author and poet.
- Ben Chaplin: English actor.
- Andrzej Kobylański: Polish footballer and manager.
- Giorgos Sigalas: Greek basketball player coach and sportscaster.
- Amanda Stepto: Canadian actress.
- Dave Wedge: American journalist and author
- David Sacco: Malden, Massachusetts -- NHL left wing (1994 Olympics, Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
- Knut Holmann: Norway -- Rower (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
- Walter Briggs: Jr.
- 37th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Kansas City 24, All Stars 3 (69,940)
- Chet Huntley retires from NBC, ends Huntley-Brinkley Report
- Black Tot Day: The last day of the officially sanctioned rum ration in the Royal Navy.
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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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