Monday August 10, 1970
US date format: 8/10/1970, UK date format: 10/8/1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Lisa Dergan and Gino Torretta.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters.
In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
House of Dark Shadows, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Irmãos Coragem.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 10, 1970?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 10, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Bread - Make It With You
- Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
- Eric Burdon and War - Spill The Wine
- Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
- Edwin Starr - War
- Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- Alive and Kicking - Tighter, Tighter
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
- James Brown - Get Up (I Feel Like Being Like A) Sex Machine (Part 1)
- Jr. Walker & The All Stars - Do You See My Love (For You Growing)
- Edwin Starr - War
- Jackson 5 - The Love You Save/I Found That Girl
- Clarence Carter - Patches
- Johnnie Taylor - Steal Away
- Gene Chandler - Groovy Situation
- Tyrone Davis - I'll Be Right Here
- The Three Degrees - Maybe
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 10, 1970?
On August 10, 1970 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is August 10, 1970?
On August 10, 1970 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 10, 1970?
On August 10, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 10, 1970?
On August 10, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 10, 1970?
On August 10, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 10, 1970?
On August 10, 1970 several famous people were born including, Lisa Dergan, Gino Torretta, Christophe Blain.
Which famous people died on August 10, 1970?
Famous people died on August 10, 1970 include, Bernd-Alois Zimmermann.
What was the number one song in August 10, 1970?
The number one song in the week of August 10, 1970 was (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters in US and The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley in UK.
What were the top hits on August 10, 1970?
The top hits on August 10, 1970 were (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters, Make It With You by Bread, Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) by Stevie Wonder in US and The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley, Neanderthal Man by Hotlegs, Lola by The Kinks in UK.