Tuesday 6 October 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amy Jo Johnson and Amy Johnson.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond.
In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits.
The Baby Maker, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roads to Freedom.
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Amy Jo Johnson: American actress and singer.
- Amy Johnson: American/Canadian actress, singer, songwriter, scriptwriter, producer, director, musician and gymnast, who had a big breakthrough with her first serious role in February 1998, on the TV series "Felicity," playing best friend to the star Keri Russell.
- Maria Kannegaard: Danish-Norwegian pianist and composer.
- Shauna MacDonald: Canadian actress and producer.
- Darren Oliver: Kansas city, Missouri -- Pitcher (Texas Rangers).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Neil Diamond - Cracklin' Rosie
- Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
- Dawn - Candida
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Free - All Right Now
- Bobby Sherman - Julie, Do Ya Love Me
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lookin' Out My Back Door
- Sugarloaf - Green-Eyed Lady
- Carpenters - We've Only Just Begun
- Rare Earth - (I Know) I'm Losing You
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