Saturday 20 June 1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Prince Moulay and Bruce Woodcock.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Long And Winding Road by The Beatles.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
Myra Breckinridge, directed by Michael Sarne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Gang That Couldn'T Shoot Straight by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shadows of Fear.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 20 June 1970 ?
- American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
- West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
- Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
- UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
- Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
- Roman Empire ? Festival in honor of Summanus.
- Day of The Royal Victorian Order.
- Prince Moulay: Rachid of Morocco.
- Bruce Woodcock: American computer games analyst.
- La Pina: Italian rapper, radio host and television presenter.
- Andrea Nahles: German politician, Bundestag representative for the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and former SPD Youth leader.
- Jason Brown: American playwright and composer.
- Ray Stevens Show, debuts on NBC-TV
- British government of Edward Heath forms (with Margaret Thatcher)
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
- The Poppy Family - Which Way You Goin' Billy?
- Rare Earth - Get Ready
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
- The Moments - Love On A Two-Way Street
- Joe Cocker - The Letter
- Vanity Fare - Hitchin' A Ride
- Melanie - Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)
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