Wednesday September 30, 1970
US date format: 9/30/1970, UK date format: 30/9/1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 30, 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 Thomas Jouannet and Eric Piatkowski.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross.
In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits.
The Great White Hope, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson 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 September 30, 1970?
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- International Translation Day
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- New American Bible published
- A fire at the Smithsonian Institution damages portions of the Hall of Monetary History and Medallic Art.
- Jordan makes a deal with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) for the release of the remaining hostages from the Dawson's Field hijackings.
- Patrick Aherne: Actor (Bwana Devil, Botany Bay), dies at...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 30, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Aretha Franklin with The Dixie Flyers - Don't Play That Song
- Charles Wright - Express Yourself
- Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
- Four Tops - Still Water (Love)
- The Whispers - Seems Like I Gotta Do Wrong
- 100 Proof Aged in Soul - Somebody's Been Sleeping
- The Moments - If I Didn't Care
- Clarence Carter - Patches
- The Spinners - It's A Shame
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 30If September 30, 1970 is your birthday you're 49 years, 11 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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