Monday 23 February 1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marie-Josée Croze and Nathalie Arthaud.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits.
Au Hasard Balthazar, directed by Robert Bresson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Puppet On A Chain by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nase malo misto.
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- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Marie-Josée Croze: Canadian actress.
- Nathalie Arthaud
- Oksana Grigorieva
- Keanna Reeves: Filipino actress.
- Marie-Josee Croze: Canadian actress.
- Hirsch Jacobs: American thoroughbred horse trainer and owner (Born 1904).
- Holy Eucharist given by women for first time in Roman Catholic service.
- Guyana becomes a republic (National Day).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- The Guess Who - No Time
- The Tee Set - Ma Belle Amie
- The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
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