Friday October 23, 1970
US date format: 10/23/1970, UK date format: 23/10/1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 23, 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 Jasmin St Claire and Matthew Barzun.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5.
In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits.
Scrooge, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Timeslip.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 23, 1970?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- See more
- Gary Gabelich sets a land speed record in a rocket-powered automobile called the Blue Flame, fueled with natural gas.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 23, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
- James Brown - Super Bad (Part 1 & Part 2)
- Charles Wright - Express Yourself
- Four Tops - Still Water (Love)
- Candi Staton - Stand By Your Man
- Wilson Pickett - Engine Number 9
- The Three Degrees - I Do Take You
- The Temptations - Ungena Za Ulimwengu (Unite The World)
- Freda Payne - Deeper & Deeper
- 100 Proof Aged in Soul - Somebody's Been Sleeping
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 23, 1970?
On October 23, 1970 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is October 23, 1970?
On October 23, 1970 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 23, 1970?
On October 23, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 23, 1970?
On October 23, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 23, 1970?
On October 23, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 23, 1970?
On October 23, 1970 several famous people were born including, Jasmin St Claire, Grant Imahara, Matthew Barzun.
What was the number one song in October 23, 1970?
The number one song in the week of October 23, 1970 was I'll Be There by Jackson 5 in US and Band Of Gold by Freda Payne in UK.
What were the top hits on October 23, 1970?
The top hits on October 23, 1970 were I'll Be There by Jackson 5, Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond, Green-Eyed Lady by Sugarloaf in US and Band Of Gold by Freda Payne, Black Night by Deep Purple, You Can Get It If You Really Want by Desmond Dekker in UK.