Thursday December 31, 1970, NewYear’s Eve
US date format: 12/31/1970, UK date format: 31/12/1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 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 Chandra West and Bryon Russell.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison.
In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits.
I Drink Your Blood, directed by David E. Durston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Caravan To Vaccares by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zollfahndung.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 31, 1970?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Congress authorizes Eisenhower dollar coin
- Paul McCartney files a lawsuit to dissolve the Beatles.
- President Allende nationalizes Chilean coal mines.
- US President Richard Nixon signs the Bank Holding Act legislation creating the Eisenhower dollar coin, and removing the last silver from circulating coins (Kennedy half dollars).
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- Cyril M Scott: English composer/author (Alchemist),...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 31, 1970?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
- Van Morrison - Domino
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
Top #8 songs in the UK
Top #7 R&B songs
- King Floyd - Groove Me
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - If I Were Your Woman
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
- Chairman Of The Board - Pay To The Piper
- Aretha Franklin - Border Song (Holy Moses)/You And Me
- Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tears Of A Clown
- Curtis Mayfield - (Don't Worry) If There's A Hell Below We're All Going To Go
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 31If December 31, 1970 is your birthday you're 49 years, 9 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 1 day.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 31, 1970?
On December 31, 1970 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is December 31, 1970?
On December 31, 1970 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 31, 1970?
On December 31, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 31, 1970?
On December 31, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 31, 1970?
On December 31, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 31, 1970?
On December 31, 1970 several famous people were born including, Chandra West, Bryon Russell, Edwin Huizinga Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen.
Which famous people died on December 31, 1970?
Famous people died on December 31, 1970 include, Cyril M Scott.
What was the number one song in December 31, 1970?
The number one song in the week of December 31, 1970 was My Sweet Lord by George Harrison in US and I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds in UK.
What were the top hits on December 31, 1970?
The top hits on December 31, 1970 were My Sweet Lord by George Harrison, One Less Bell To Answer by The 5th Dimension, Knock Three Times by Dawn in US and I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds, Grandad by Clive Dunn, When I'm Dead And Gone by McGuinness Flint in UK.