Monday March 23, 1970
US date format: 3/23/1970, UK date format: 23/3/1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Melissa Errico and Gianni Infantino.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits.
Khilona, directed by Chander Vohra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Gang That Couldn'T Shoot Straight by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Norman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 23, 1970?
- Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
- Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
- Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
- Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
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- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Del Lord: Canadian-American actor and director (d....
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 23, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- The Hollies - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- Chairmen Of The Board - Give Me Just A Little More Time
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - Call Me
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- James Brown - It's A New Day (Part 1) & (Part 2)
- The Originals - The Bells
- Jr. Walker & The All Stars - Gotta Hold On To This Feeling
- Jackson 5 - ABC
- Doris Duke - To The Other Woman (I'm The Other Woman)
- Rufus Thomas - Do The Funky Chicken
- Little Sister - You're The One-Part II
- The Delfonics - Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 23If March 23, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 6 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 26 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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