Thursday 2 April 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry Reynolds and Tammi Reiss.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits.
Colossus: The Forbin Project, directed by Joseph Sargent, 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 Dekirukana.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 April 1970 ?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
- Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
- Malvinas Day in Argentina.
- Sizdah be dar in Iran
- Jerry Reynolds: NFL guard / tackle (New York Giants).
- Tammi Reiss: WNBA guard (Utah Starzz).
- Marcus Christensen in Toronto: Ontario, Canada; figure skater (1995 Canadian-second).
- Jon Lieber in Council Bluffs: Iowa, USA; pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates).
- 2 men begin ascent of south face of Annapurna I, highest final stage in a wall climb in world
- Qatar gains independence from Britain.
- The 52nd Annual New York Automobile Show is held in New York, USA. Chevrolet unveils the experimental transverse mid-engined XP-882 Corvette prototype. Ford shows its Pantera, and American Motors shows its AMX/3, both mid-engine prototypes.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- Frijid Pink - House Of The Rising Sun
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
- Bobby Sherman - Easy Come, Easy Go
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