Sunday 7 June 1970
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chad Fann and Saba Douglas-Hamilton.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Everything Is Beautiful by Ray Stevens.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Al filo de lo imposible.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 June 1970 ?
- Luciana, virgin, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Blessed Maria Theresia of Soubiran (died 1889)
- Saint Procopius [PCP (Paris), as Proces]
- Saint Wulstan, bishop of Worcester, confessor (Translation day)
- Malta - Sette giugno - Riot in Malta that began the road to self government and then independence.
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2007)
- Colman, bishop of Dromore [BLS]
- Saint Godoald, bishop, confessor
- Norway - Union Dissolution Day, observing the 1905 decision to dissolve the Union between Sweden and Norway.
- Saint Maximinus, bishop of Aix, confessor
- Roman Empire - first day of the Vestalia (penus vestae) in honor of Vesta.
- Saint Robert, abbot of Chichester
- Blessed Robert, abbot of Newminster, Northumberland
- saint Servatius, bishop, confessor or martyr (Translation day)
- Blessed Paul, bishop of Constantinople, martyr
- Blessed Meriadec, bishop (of Vannes
- Blessed Godeschalc, prince of the Vandals, martyr
- Saint Fortunatus, bishop, confessor
- Blessed Anna of St. Bartholomaeus (died 1626)
- Blessed Willibald
- Chad Fann: NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals, SF 49ers).
- Saba Douglas-Hamilton: Kenyan-born wildlife filmmaker and conservationist, she grew up amidst the family passion for wild animals.
- Cafu : Brazilian footballer.
- Helen Baxendale: English actress and producer.
- Andrei Kovalenko: Gorky, Russia -- NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton).
- Mike Modano: Livonia, Michigan -- NHL forward (Team USA, Dallas Stars)
- Cha Seung-won: South Korean model and actor
- 22nd Emmy Awards: Marcus Welby, Robert Young and Susan Hampshire
- Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
- Jockey Willie Shoemaker passes Johnny Longden with his 6,033 win.
- In Los Angeles, California, and New York, New York, the 22nd Annual Emmy Awards are presented, hosted by David Frost (Los Angeles) and Danny Thomas (New York).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Stevens - Everything Is Beautiful
- The Poppy Family - Which Way You Goin' Billy?
- The Moments - Love On A Two-Way Street
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Up Around The Bend
- Simon & Garfunkel - Cecilia
- Rare Earth - Get Ready
- Joe Cocker - The Letter
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- Chicago - Make Me Smile
- The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road
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