Thursday 9 April 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Olaf Kolzig in Johannesburg and Chuck Bradley Canadian Football League/WLAF tackle (British Columbia Lions.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let It Be by The Beatles.
In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits.
Colossus: The Forbin Project, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Gang That Couldn'T Shoot Straight by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Family at War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 April 1970 ?
- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Olaf Kolzig in Johannesburg: South Africa; NHL goalie (Team Germany, Washington Capitals).
- Chuck Bradley Canadian Football League/WLAF tackle (British Columbia Lions: Barcelona Dragons).
- Neal Caloia in Torrance: California, USA; free pistol (Olympics-1996).
- Chorão : Brazilian singer-songwriter (Charlie Brown Jr.
- Mike Barz: American meteorologist and TV anchor.
- Tricia Penrose: English actress and singer
- Gustaf Tenggren: Swedish-American illustrator and animator (d. 1970).
- Paul McCartney announces official split of The Beatles.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- Frijid Pink - House Of The Rising Sun
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
- Bobby Sherman - Easy Come, Easy Go
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
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