Tuesday 11 August 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Daniela Perez and Andy Bell (musician).
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.
Soldier Blue, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ljubav na seoski nacin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Daniela Perez
- Andy Bell (musician)
- Ali Shaheed Muhammad
- Teresa Pavlinek: Canadian actress producer and screenwriter.
- Daniella Perez: Brazilian actress, the star of the most popular prime-time TV soap in Brazil, "Of Body and Soul.
- Dirk Hannemann: German footballer and manager.
- Ali Muhammad: American rapper and producer (A Tribe Called Quest The Ummah and Lucy Pearl).
- Tony Perez becomes the first to hit a home run in the red seats at Riverfront.
- Jim Bunning becomes second (Cy Young) to win 100 games in both leagues.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1970 ?
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)
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