August 18th, 1970, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 230 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.
49 years, 11 months and 28 days have passed since August 18th, 1970.
Events that occurred on August 18th, 1970:
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 18th, 1970:
The date is August 18th, 1970 and it's a Tuesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Make It With You by Bread is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley 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 "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza", "Columbo." and "The Brady Bunch". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines", "The Perils of Penelope Pitstop" and "Cattanooga Cats". Popular toys include the likes of "Motorific (slot car toys)", "Battleship (game)", "Clackers" and "G.I. Joe Adventure Team".
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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 New Adventures of Superman" - "JOT the Dot" - "Underdog" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie"
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