Monday October 26, 1970
US date format: 10/26/1970, UK date format: 26/10/1970
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It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 26, 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 Monica Brant and Lisa Ryder.
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.
Ryan's Daughter, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while How You Can Profit From The Coming Devaluation by Harry Browne 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 26, 1970?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
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- Doonesbury comic strip debuts in 28 newspapers.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 26, 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)
- Wilson Pickett - Engine Number 9
- Candi Staton - Stand By Your Man
- Four Tops - Still Water (Love)
- Charles Wright - Express Yourself
- The Three Degrees - I Do Take You
- The Temptations - Ungena Za Ulimwengu (Unite The World)
- Freda Payne - Deeper & Deeper
- The Presidents - 5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years Of Love)
Sport Games on October 26, 1970
- Los Angeles Rams - Minnesota Vikings : 3 - 13
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