Thursday January 29, 1970
US date format: 1/29/1970, UK date format: 29/1/1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 29, 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 Heather Graham and Paul Ryan.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Want You Back by The Jackson 5.
In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits.
Zabriskie Point, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Collapse Of The Third Republic by William L. Shirer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Atakku no. 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 29, 1970?
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 29, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
- Tom Jones - Without Love (There Is Nothing)
- Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- Diana Ross & The Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- Sly & The Family Stone - Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin/Everybody Is A Star
- The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
- B.B. King - The Thrill Is Gone
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- James Brown - Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn (Part Two)
- Johnnie Taylor - Love Bones
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- James Brown - Ain't It Funky Now (Part 1)
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Days to next January 29If January 29, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 7 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 8 days.
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