Tuesday December 22, 1970
US date format: 12/22/1970, UK date format: 22/12/1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 22, 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 Ted Cruz and Adam Guzinski.
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 22, 1970?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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- Treblinka SS commander Franz Stangl sentenced to life imprisonment
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 22, 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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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 22, 1970?
On December 22, 1970 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is December 22, 1970?
On December 22, 1970 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 22, 1970?
On December 22, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 22, 1970?
On December 22, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 22, 1970?
On December 22, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 22, 1970?
On December 22, 1970 several famous people were born including, Ted Cruz, Adam Guzinski, Brooks Findlay
What was the number one song in December 22, 1970?
The number one song in the week of December 22, 1970 was My Sweet Lord by George Harrison in US and I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds in UK
What were the top hits on December 22, 1970?
The top hits on December 22, 1970 were My Sweet Lord by George Harrison, One Less Bell To Answer by The 5th Dimension, The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson in US and I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds, When I'm Dead And Gone by McGuinness Flint, Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond in UK