Saturday March 28, 1970
US date format: 3/28/1970, UK date format: 28/3/1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 28, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Vince Vaughn and Benjamin Castaldi.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits.
Khilona, directed by Chander Vohra, 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 Norman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 28, 1970?
- Saint Sixtus III
- Slovakia, Czech Republic - Teachers' Day.
- Saint Castor
- Saint Gontram (died 592)
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- 1,086 die when 7.4 quake destroys 254 villages (Gediz Turkey)
- Vince Vaughn: American actor who, despite his...
- Benjamin Castaldi: French television personality of Italian...
- James Johnson NFL/WLAF running back (Tampa Buccaneers: Frankfurt Galaxy).
- Michelle Gildernew: Irish republican politician.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 28, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- The Hollies - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- Chairmen Of The Board - Give Me Just A Little More Time
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - Call Me
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- James Brown - It's A New Day (Part 1) & (Part 2)
- The Originals - The Bells
- Jr. Walker & The All Stars - Gotta Hold On To This Feeling
- Jackson 5 - ABC
- Doris Duke - To The Other Woman (I'm The Other Woman)
- Rufus Thomas - Do The Funky Chicken
- Little Sister - You're The One-Part II
- The Delfonics - Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
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