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March 3rd, 1970...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Bridge over Troubled Water"
by Simon and Garfunkel

In the UK:
"Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)"
by Edison Lighthouse
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Anita Caspary and James Shannon

(TIME Cover: February the 23rd, 1970)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of March:

1455 - King John II of Portugal (d. 1495)
1831 - George Pullman, American inventor and industrialist (d. 1897)
1847 - Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish inventor (d. 1922)
1911 - Jean Harlow, American actress (d. 1937)
1948 - Snowy White, British guitarist (Thin Lizzy, Pink Floyd)

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1970

Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1970 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1970

directed by Franklin J. Schaffner
with George C. Scott (General George S. Patton, Jr.)

Designed in 1970

The Egg lounge chair
by Huub Kortekaas

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

John Lennon & Yoko Ono / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 51, February 7, 1970



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