Wednesday 31 December 1970, NewYear’s EveUS date format: 12/31/1969, UK date format: 31/12/1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cyril Montana and Heidi Van De Vijver.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas.
In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits.
The Structure of Crystal, directed by Krzysztof Zanussi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Atakku no. 1.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Cyril Montana
- Heidi Van De Vijver
- Claudia Kleinert
- Are Kalv?: Norwegian writer and satirist.
- Heidi Van de Vijver: Belgian cyclist who entered the Atlanta...
- Kersti Kaljulaid: Politician.
- Are Kalvø: Norwegian author and radio host.
- Dominik Diamond: Scottish presenter and newspaper...
- Jay Kay: Musician.
- Lance Reddick: American actor.
- The date you are commonly given when a computer's time is set to 0 in seconds. Start of the Unix Epoch.
- Common African, Malagasy and Mauritian Organization (OCAMM) (Organisation Commune Africaine Malgache et Mauricienne).
- The first Gap store opens, in San Francisco.
- Reported as being the year the first strain of the AIDS virus (HIV) migrates to the United States via Haiti.
- Summer sees the invention of Unix under the potential name ampquotUnicsampquot (after Multics).
- Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull publish their book ''The Peter Principle: why things always go wrong'' in New York.
- Women are allowed membership into the Future Farmers of America (now the National FFA Organization).
- Long John Silver's restaurant chain opens first store in Lexington, Kentucky.
- The Satanic Bible is written and published by Anton LaVey.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Down On The Corner
- Steam - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
- Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- Neil Diamond - Holly Holy
- Bobby Sherman - La La La (If I Had You)
Top #10 R&B songs
- Diana Ross & The Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- James Brown - Ain't It Funky Now (Part 1)
- Jr. Walker & The All Stars - These Eyes
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Friendship Train
- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - What You Gave Me
- Johnnie Taylor - Love Bones
- Nina Simone - To Be Young, Gifted And Black
- Stevie Wonder - Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
- Aretha Franklin - Eleanor Rigby
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