Friday December 25, 1970, Christmas
US date format: 12/25/1970, UK date format: 25/12/1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 25, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Olivier Sitruk and Ghalid Salamat.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison.
In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits.
I Drink Your Blood, directed by David E. Durston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Greening Of America by Charles Reich was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zollfahndung.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 25, 1970?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- The ETA releases Eugen Beihl.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 25, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
- Badfinger - No Matter What
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
- King Floyd - Groove Me
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - If I Were Your Woman
- Chairman Of The Board - Pay To The Piper
- Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tears Of A Clown
- Aretha Franklin - Border Song (Holy Moses)/You And Me
- Stevie Wonder - Heaven Help Us All
- Curtis Mayfield - (Don't Worry) If There's A Hell Below We're All Going To Go
- The Moments - All I Have
- Rufus Thomas - (Do The) Push And Pull Part I
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