Saturday October 24, 1970
US date format: 10/24/1970, UK date format: 24/10/1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 24, 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 Raúl Esparza and Jackie Debatin.
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 24, 1970?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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- Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on Mary Tyler Moore Show
- Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile.
- Richard Hofstadter: American historian and academic (d....
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24, 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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