Monday 1 June 1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joshua Compston and Raylee Johnson.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Everything Is Beautiful by Ray Stevens.
In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits.
The Out of Towners, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Al filo de lo imposible.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 June 1970 ?
- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
- Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
- Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
- The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
- Nirvana of Buddhists.
- Joshua Compston: Art impressario.
- Raylee Johnson: NFL defensive end (SD Chargers).
- Scott Couper: WLAF receiver (Scottish Claymores).
- Shane Matthews: NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears).
- Alexi Lalas: American soccer player manager and sportscaster.
- R Madhavan: Indian actor producer and screenwriter
- Karen Mulder: Dutch model and singer
- Paul Schrier: American actor and director
- G Ungaretti: Writer, dies at 82.
- Everything Is Beautiful by Ray Stevens hits #1
- Com Bowie Kuhn reprimands Astro Jim Bouton for writing Ball Four
- Tigers Al Kaline collides with another player and swallows his tongue
- Soyuz 9 launched into Earth orbit for 18 days.
- ''Soyuz 9'', a two man spacecraft, is launched in the Soviet Union.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Stevens - Everything Is Beautiful
- The Poppy Family - Which Way You Goin' Billy?
- The Moments - Love On A Two-Way Street
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Up Around The Bend
- Simon & Garfunkel - Cecilia
- Rare Earth - Get Ready
- Joe Cocker - The Letter
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- Chicago - Make Me Smile
- The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road
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