Thursday October 01, 1970
US date format: 10/1/1970, UK date format: 1/10/1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 1, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Kam Woo-sung and Ronnie Bradford.
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 Great White Hope, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Timeslip.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 01, 1970?
- 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
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- 63 arrest in riot to buy Rolling Stone tickets in Milano Italy
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 01, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Aretha Franklin with The Dixie Flyers - Don't Play That Song
- Charles Wright - Express Yourself
- Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
- Four Tops - Still Water (Love)
- The Whispers - Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong
- 100 Proof Aged in Soul - Somebody's Been Sleeping
- The Moments - If I Didn't Care
- Clarence Carter - Patches
- The Spinners - It's A Shame
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 01If October 01, 1970 is your birthday you're 49 years, 11 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 13 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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