Wednesday 22 April 1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claus Biedermann and Coleman Bell.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to ABC by The Jackson 5.
In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
A Man Called Horse, directed by Elliot Silverstein, 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 A Family at War.
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Which were the important events of 22 April 1970 ?
- Saints Soter and Caius
- Saint Leonidas (died 202)
- Brazil - Discovery Day.
- Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
- Claus Biedermann: WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire).
- Coleman Bell: NFL tight end (Washington Redskins).
- Andrea Giani: Italian volleyball player, winner of a Bronze Medal as a member of the Italian Team at the Atlanta Olympics 8/04/1996.
- Regine Velasquez: Filipino singer and actress.
- Erkki Bahovski: Estonian journalist.
- Desmond Pringle: American singer-songwriter
- Park opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 5 performances
- 1st Earth Day held internationally to conserve natural resources
- Flat Earth celebrated
- Senators beat Yankees 2-1 in 18 innings
- First Earth Day held internationally to conserve natural resources; largest single protest in American history.
- New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller signs into law a package of revenue aids for New York City, including off-track betting.
- The first Earth Day is celebrated.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
- The Friends Of Distinction - Love Or Let Me Be Lonely
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Tyrone Davis - Turn Back The Hands Of Time
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