Wednesday 7 October 1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Daniel Collins and Dwayne Provo.
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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- Daniel Collins: Sydney, NSW -- Canoeist (1996 Olympics).
- Dwayne Provo: Cornerback (New England Patriots).
- Harold Ellis: NBA forward (Denver Nuggets).
- Vaughn Hebron: NFL running back (Denver Broncos - Super Bowl 32).
- Nicole Ari Parker: American actress.
- Nicole Parker: TV Actress
- Alphonse-Marie Parent: Canadian priest, educator and academic executive (Born 1906).
- General Juan José Torres becomes the new President of Bolivia.
- The U.S. Foreign Office announces that renewal of arms sales to Pakistan.
- Soviet author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
- Vietnam War: In Paris, a Communist delegation rejects U.S. President Richard Nixon's October 7 peace proposal as ampquota maneuver to deceive world opinion.ampquot
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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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