Monday 2 February 1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Erik ten Hag soccer player (FC Twente and Chris Luneburg.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Venus by The Shocking Blue.
In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits.
Zabriskie Point, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, 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 Die Baumwollpflücker.
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1970 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Erik ten Hag soccer player (FC Twente: RKC, FC Utrecht).
- Chris Luneburg: WLAF tackle (London Monarchs).
- Diego Martos: WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons).
- Ivan Vukov: soccer player (FC Volendam).
- Nikolaos Michopoulos: Greek footballer.
- Roar Strand: Norwegian footballer
- C Ernst Harth: Canadian actor
- Santa Montefiore: Novelist
- Jennifer Westfeldt: American actress singer and screenwriter
- Pete Maravich becomes first to score 3,000 college basketball points.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Tom Jones - Without Love (There Is Nothing)
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
- The Guess Who - No Time
- The Archies - Jingle Jangle
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