Tuesday 13 October 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ann Grossman and Eric Gant.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5.
In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits.
The Baby Maker, directed by James Bridges, 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 Roads to Freedom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Ann Grossman: Grove City, Ohio -- Tennis star (1994 LA finalist).
- Eric Gant: WLAF running back (Frankfurt Galaxy).
- Steve Matthews: NFL / WLAF quarterback (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores).
- Serena Altschul: American journalist.
- Rob Howley: Welsh rugby player and coach.
- Julia Culp: Dutch mezzo-soprano internationally-celebrated in the years 1901–1919 and known as the "Dutch nightingale.
- Angela Davis arrested in New York City
- Fiji joins the United Nations.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
- Neil Diamond - Cracklin' Rosie
- Sugarloaf - Green-Eyed Lady
- Free - All Right Now
- Carpenters - We've Only Just Begun
- Dawn - Candida
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lookin' Out My Back Door
- Bobby Sherman - Julie, Do Ya Love Me
- James Taylor - Fire And Rain
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