Saturday 24 January 1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Bartolone and Sleepy Brown.
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.
MASH, directed by Robert Altman, 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 Paris 7000.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 January 1970 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Chris Bartolone: hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998).
- Sleepy Brown: Rapper.
- Matthew Lillard: American actor.
- Neil Johnson: Zimbabwean-South African cricketer.
- 3rd ABA All-Star Game: West 128 beats East 98 at Indiana
- Valeri Muratov skates world record 500m (38.99 seconds).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1970 ?
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
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