Friday 6 February 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Patrice Loko and Tim Herron.
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.
The Party at Kitty and Stud's, directed by Morton Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while In Someones Shadow by Rod McKuen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Baumwollpflücker.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
- Saint Vedastus (+540)
- Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
- Saint Paul Miki
- Patrice Loko: French soccer player, forward.
- Tim Herron
- Jeff Rouse: United States -- 50m / 100m backstroke swimmer (1992, 96 Olympics - Gold / Silver Medals).
- Mark Hutton: Adelaide, South Australia -- Pitcher (New York Yankees).
- Per Frandsen: Danish footballer and manager.
- Zhou Kehua: Chinese murderer (d. 2012).
- Roscoe Karns: Actor (Captain Shafer-Hennesey), dies at 78.
- Graeme Pollock completes 274 versus Australia at Durban.
- NBA expands to 18 teams with Buffalo, Cleveland, Houston and Portland.
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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