Wednesday 20 May 1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jason York and Missy Cress in Burbank.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to American Woman by The Guess Who.
In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits.
Beneath the Planet of the Apes, directed by Ted Post, 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.
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1970 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Jason York: Nepean, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks).
- Missy Cress in Burbank: California, USA; female catcher (Colorado Silver Bullets).
- Terrell Brandon NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers: Milwaukee Bucks).
- Terrell Brandon: American basketball player, a guard with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
- Ryuichi Kawamura: Japanese singer-songwriter actor and producer (Luna Sea and Tourbillon).
- Louis Theroux: Singaporean-English journalist and producer
- 100,000 march in New York supporting US policies in Vietnam.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- The Ides Of March - Vehicle
- Tyrone Davis - Turn Back The Hands Of Time
- Ray Stevens - Everything Is Beautiful
- Simon & Garfunkel - Cecilia
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- The Moments - Love On A Two-Way Street
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Up Around The Bend
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- The Marmalade - Reflections Of My Life
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