Wednesday September 23, 1970
US date format: 9/23/1970, UK date format: 23/9/1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 Ani Difranco and Brian Wells.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross.
In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits.
The Vampire Lovers, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell 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 September 23, 1970?
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
- French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
- Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
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- Abdul Razak bin Hussain becomes Premier of Malaysia
- Gary Muhrcke wins 1st New York Marathon
- Thomas Wolfe, director of the Office of Domestic Gold and Silver Operations, announces to the American Metal Market Forum in New York City that Treasury withdrew and melted 200 million ounces of silver dimes and quarters from circulation since July 1967.
- The first women's only tennis tournament begins in Houston, known as the Houston Women's Invitation.
- Bourvil : French actor and singer best known for...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 23, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin with The Dixie Flyers - Don't Play That Song
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Clarence Carter - Patches
- Charles Wright - Express Yourself
- The Spinners - It's A Shame
- The Whispers - Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong
- The Moments - If I Didn't Care
- Four Tops - Still Water (Love)
- 100 Proof Aged in Soul - Somebody's Been Sleeping
- James Brown - Get Up (I Feel Like Being Like A) Sex Machine (Part 1)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 23If September 23, 1970 is your birthday you're 49 years, 11 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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