Friday January 23, 1970
US date format: 1/23/1970, UK date format: 23/1/1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 23, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Mark Wohlers and Alex Gaudino.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas.
In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits.
Patton, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, 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 Atakku no. 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 23, 1970?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- US launches second generation weather satellite, ITOS 1.
- Australia's first amateur radio satellite (Oscar 5) launched (from California).
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 23, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
- Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy
- Tom Jones - Without Love (There Is Nothing)
- Tommy Roe - Jam Up Jelly Tight
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- Diana Ross & The Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- James Brown - Ain't It Funky Now (Part 1)
- Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Point It Out
- Johnnie Taylor - Love Bones
- James Brown - Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn (Part Two)
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- Sly & The Family Stone - Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin/Everybody Is A Star
- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - What You Gave Me
- Jr. Walker & The All Stars - These Eyes
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 23, 1970?
On January 23, 1970 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is January 23, 1970?
On January 23, 1970 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on January 23, 1970?
On January 23, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 23, 1970?
On January 23, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on January 23, 1970?
On January 23, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 23, 1970?
On January 23, 1970 several famous people were born including, Mark Wohlers, Alex Gaudino, Sherman Obando in Changuinola.
What was the number one song in January 23, 1970?
The number one song in the week of January 23, 1970 was Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas in US and Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris in UK.
What were the top hits on January 23, 1970?
The top hits on January 23, 1970 were Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas, Venus by The Shocking Blue, I Want You Back by The Jackson 5 in US and Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris, Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition, Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley in UK.