Monday March 30, 1970
US date format: 3/30/1970, UK date format: 30/3/1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 30, 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 Stéphane Ortelli and Shane Bertsch in Denver.
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.
A Man Called Horse, directed by Elliot Silverstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull 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 30, 1970?
- Saint John Climacus (died 649)
- Easter in 1975, 1986, 1991, and 1997.
- Roman Empire - Festival devoted to Salus.
- Land Day.
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- Applause opens at Palace Theater NYC for 900 performances
- Miles Davis Bitches Brew released
- Soap opera Somerset premieres
- USSR wins its 8th straight world hockey championship.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 30, 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 Jackson 5 - ABC
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- Frijid Pink - House Of The Rising Sun
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
- Bobby Sherman - Easy Come, Easy Go
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jackson 5 - ABC
- Jr. Walker & The All Stars - Gotta Hold On To This Feeling
- Aretha Franklin - Call Me
- James Brown - It's A New Day (Part 1) & (Part 2)
- Little Sister - You're The One-Part II
- The Originals - The Bells
- Doris Duke - To The Other Woman (I'm The Other Woman)
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- Rufus Thomas - Do The Funky Chicken
- The Supremes - Up The Ladder To The Roof
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