Friday December 11, 1970
US date format: 12/11/1970, UK date format: 11/12/1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Grégori Baquet and Ewen Bremner.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson.
In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits.
My Name Is Trinity, directed by Enzo Barboni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zollfahndung.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 11, 1970?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- John Lennon releases an album that contains songs with word fuck
- Start of the first Test match at the WACA, versus England.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 11, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- Badfinger - No Matter What
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- The Guess Who - Share The Land
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tears Of A Clown
- Stevie Wonder - Heaven Help Us All
- James Brown - Super Bad (Part 1 & Part 2)
- Wilson Pickett - Engine Number 9
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
- Chairman Of The Board - Pay To The Piper
- King Floyd - Groove Me
- The Presidents - 5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years Of Love)
- Curtis Mayfield - (Don't Worry) If There's A Hell Below We're All Going To Go
- Aretha Franklin - Border Song (Holy Moses)/You And Me
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 11If December 11, 1970 is your birthday you're 49 years, 9 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 14 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 11, 1970?
On December 11, 1970 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is December 11, 1970?
On December 11, 1970 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 11, 1970?
On December 11, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 11, 1970?
On December 11, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 11, 1970?
On December 11, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 11, 1970?
On December 11, 1970 several famous people were born including, Grégori Baquet, Ewen Bremner, Errict Rhett.
What was the number one song in December 11, 1970?
The number one song in the week of December 11, 1970 was The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson in US and I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds in UK.
What were the top hits on December 11, 1970?
The top hits on December 11, 1970 were The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson, I Think I Love You by The Partridge Family, Gypsy Woman by Brian Hyland in US and I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds, When I'm Dead And Gone by McGuinness Flint, Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond in UK.