Saturday 23 May 1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ricky Gutierrez in Miami and Yigal Amir.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to American Woman by The Guess Who.
In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits.
The Out of Towners, directed by Arthur Hiller, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 May 1970 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Ricky Gutierrez in Miami: Florida, USA; infielder (Houston Astros).
- Yigal Amir: The Israeli assassin of Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin.
- Ricky Gutierrez: American baseball player: shortstop, Astros.
- Matt Flynn: American musician.
- Nanette Burstein: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Bryan Herta: American race car driver and businessman co-founded Bryan Herta Autosport
- Nydia Westman: Actress (Going My Way, Young Mr Bobbins), dies at 68.
- SD Padres beat SF Giants 17-16 in 15 innings
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- The Ides Of March - Vehicle
- Tyrone Davis - Turn Back The Hands Of Time
- Ray Stevens - Everything Is Beautiful
- Simon & Garfunkel - Cecilia
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- The Moments - Love On A Two-Way Street
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Up Around The Bend
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- The Marmalade - Reflections Of My Life
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