Friday 6 March 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Scott Stahoviak in Waukegan and Amy Pietz in Milwaukee.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits.
Fellini Satyricon, directed by Federico Fellini, 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 Reiter von Padola.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 March 1970 ?
- In Ghana, - The National independence day.
- Casimir Pulaski Day in Illinois (2006, first Monday of March).
- Saint Chrodegang
- Saint Fridolin
- Saint Coleta of Ghent
- In 2004, the Jewish holiday of Purim begins.
- Scott Stahoviak in Waukegan: Illinois, USA; infielder (Minnesota Twins).
- Amy Pietz in Milwaukee: Wisconsin, USA; actress (Annie - Caroline In the City).
- Stefano Battistelli: Italian swimmer, the winner of the Olympics Bronze Medal for the 200-meter backstroke at Barcelona 1992.
- Chris Broderick: American guitarist and songwriter (Megadeth and Jag Panzer).
- Gretchen Barretto: Filipino actress and singer.
- William Hopper: American actor and noted family, he was the son of Hedda and De Wolf Hopper.
- Beatles release "Let it Be" in United Kingdom.
- Blast at Weather Underground safe house in Greenwich Village kills three.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- The Tee Set - Ma Belle Amie
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
- Chairmen Of The Board - Give Me Just A Little More Time
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- The Hollies - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
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