Monday December 21, 1970
US date format: 12/21/1970, UK date format: 21/12/1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 21, 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 Bart De Wever and Jamie Colby.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison.
In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits.
I Drink Your Blood, directed by David E. Durston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Greening Of America by Charles Reich 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 21, 1970?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- WUTV TV channel 29 in Buffalo, New York (IND) begins broadcasting
- The American F-14 Tomcat military jet first flies.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 21, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
- Badfinger - No Matter What
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
- King Floyd - Groove Me
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - If I Were Your Woman
- Chairman Of The Board - Pay To The Piper
- Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tears Of A Clown
- Aretha Franklin - Border Song (Holy Moses)/You And Me
- Stevie Wonder - Heaven Help Us All
- Curtis Mayfield - (Don't Worry) If There's A Hell Below We're All Going To Go
- The Moments - All I Have
- Rufus Thomas - (Do The) Push And Pull Part I
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 21If December 21, 1970 is your birthday you're 49 years, 9 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 28 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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