Tuesday 31 March 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Oleg Romanov and Stuart Carruthers.
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.
The Sicilian Clan, directed by Henri Verneuil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Adventures of Parsley.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 March 1970 ?
- Saint Cornelia
- CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
- Freedom Day in Malta.
- Saint Amos
- Saint Benjamin
- Blessed Hendrik Werner
- Saint Balbina of Rome
- New Jersey - Thomas Mundy Peterson Day.
- Oleg Romanov: NHL defenseman (Belarus, Olympics - 1998).
- Stuart Carruthers: Australian field hockey fullback (Olympics-1996).
- Derek Brown: NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Alenka Bratušek: Slovenian politician 7th Prime Minister of Slovenia.
- Samantha Brown: American television host.
- Damon Herriman: Australian actor director producer and screenwriter
- Patrick Lachman: American singer and guitarist (Damageplan and Halford)
- Semjon Timoshenko: Russian Marshal/Inspector-General (WWII), dies at age 75.
- Federal bankruptcy court allows Seattle Pilots to be sold to Milwaukee.
- Nine terrorists from the Japanese Red Army hijack Japan Airlines Flight 351 at Tokyo International Airport, wielding samurai swords and carrying a bomb.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1970 ?
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
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