Thursday 1 October 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kam Woo-sung and Gaston Taument.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross.
In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits.
The Baby Maker, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Child From The Sea by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roads to Freedom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Kam Woo-sung: South Korean actor.
- Gaston Taument: Soccer player (Feyenoord).
- Ronnie Bradford: NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos).
- Gam Wu-seong: South Korean actor.
- Simon Davey: Welsh footballer and manager.
- Jung Joon-ho: South Korean actor and singer.
- Alexei Zhamnov: Moscow, Russia -- NHL center (Winnipeg Jets, Olympics - Silver - 1998).
- 63 arrest in riot to buy Rolling Stone tickets in Milano Italy
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lookin' Out My Back Door
- Dawn - Candida
- Neil Diamond - Cracklin' Rosie
- Bobby Sherman - Julie, Do Ya Love Me
- Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
- Rare Earth - (I Know) I'm Losing You
- Anne Murray - Snowbird
- Edwin Starr - War
- Free - All Right Now
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