Tuesday August 11, 1970
US date format: 8/11/1970, UK date format: 11/8/1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 11, 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 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.
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 11, 1970?
- 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
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- 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 11, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 11If August 11, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 1 month, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 18 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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