Wednesday April 15, 1970
US date format: 4/15/1970, UK date format: 15/4/1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 15, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Flex Alexander and Darrin Smith NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let It Be by The Beatles.
In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
Sachaa Jhutha, directed by Manmohan Desai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching For the Love of Ada.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 15, 1970?
- Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Petrus Gonzalez
- In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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- Cry for Us All closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 8 performances
- WMGZ TV channel 16 in Mayaguez, PR ([M]) begins broadcasting
- Libyan leader Qadhafi launches "Green Revolution".
- During the Cambodian Civil War, massacres of the Vietnamese minority results in 800 bodies flowing down the Mekong River into South Vietnam.
- Ripper Collins: American baseball player and coach (d....
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 15, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
- The Friends Of Distinction - Love Or Let Me Be Lonely
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- The Supremes - Up The Ladder To The Roof
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jackson 5 - ABC
- Tyrone Davis - Turn Back The Hands Of Time
- Aretha Franklin - Call Me
- Little Sister - You're The One-Part II
- The Supremes - Up The Ladder To The Roof
- Jr. Walker & The All Stars - Gotta Hold On To This Feeling
- The Originals - The Bells
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You)
- The Moments - Love On A Two-Way Street
- James Brown - It's A New Day (Part 1) & (Part 2)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 15, 1970?
On April 15, 1970 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is April 15, 1970?
On April 15, 1970 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 15, 1970?
On April 15, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 15, 1970?
On April 15, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on April 15, 1970?
On April 15, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 15, 1970?
On April 15, 1970 several famous people were born including, Flex Alexander, Darrin Smith NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys, Paul Higgins.
Which famous people died on April 15, 1970?
Famous people died on April 15, 1970 include, Ripper Collins.
What was the number one song in April 15, 1970?
The number one song in the week of April 15, 1970 was Let It Be by The Beatles in US and Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel in UK.
What were the top hits on April 15, 1970?
The top hits on April 15, 1970 were Let It Be by The Beatles, ABC by The Jackson 5, Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum in US and Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel, All Kinds Of Everything by Dana, Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum in UK.