January 1st, 1970, fell on a Thursday. It was day 1 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.
50 years, 8 months and 21 days have passed since January 1st, 1970.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 1st, 1970:
The date is January 1st, 1970 and it's a Thursday. It's New Years Day, the official start of the year 1970 and a brand new decade. A lot of people are relaxing at home. Others are nursing hangovers from the night before. In America, the song Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head by B.J. Thomas is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States. It's 1970, so radio stations are playing hit songs from artists such as Elvis Presley, Mungo Jerry, Shocking Blue, Diana Ross, Simon & Garfunkel, The Jackson 5 and The Carpenters.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Columbo.", "Here's Lucy", "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "The Brady Bunch". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "The Pink Panther Show", "The Brady Bunch" and "Sesame Street". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots", "Motorific (slot car toys)", "Crissy (doll)" and "Frisbee".
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The Billboard Charts in 1970 were dominated by the likes of The Jackson 5, B. J. Thomas, The Beatles, The Carpenters, The Partridge Family, Simon & Garfunkel, Bread, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, George Harrison and Shocking Blue.
West Germany Chancellor Willy Brandt was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1970.
Movies released in 1970 included Love Story, MASH, Airport, Patton, Woodstock, Little Big Man, Ryan's Daughter, "Tora! Tora! Tora!", Chariots of the Gods, The Aristocats, The Conformist, A Man Called Horse and The Vampire Lovers.
"Bridge over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel would go on to win a Grammy for 1970's Song of the Year.
"Patton" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1970.
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"The Clangers" - "Sesame Street" - "The Brady Bunch" - "Cattanooga Cats" - "The Perils of Penelope Pitstop" - "Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines" - "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "The Banana Splits" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo" - "Spider-Man" - "The Monkees" - "The New Adventures of Superman" - "JOT the Dot" - "Underdog" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie"
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