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1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 1st January 1970
Description: What happened in the year 1970
 
Summary: What Happened in 1970. In 1970, the world was a different place. There was no Google yet. Or Yahoo. In 1970, the year of your birth, the top selling movie was Love Story. People buying the popcorn in the cinema lobby had glazing eyes when looking at the poster. Remember, that was before there were DVDs. Heck, even before there was VHS. People were indeed watching movies in the cinema, and not downloading them online. Imagine the packed seats, the laughter, the excitement, the novelty. And mostly all of that without 3D computer effects. Do you know who won the Oscars that year? The academy award for the best movie went to Patton. The Oscar for best foreign movie that year went to Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion. The top actor was George C. Scott for his role as Gen. George S. Patton Jr. in Patton. The top actress was Glenda Jackson for her role as Gudrun Brangwen in Women in Love. The best director? Franklin J. Schaffner for Patton. In the year 1970, the time when you arrived on this planet, books were still popularly read on paper, not on digital devices. Trees were felled to get the word out. The number one US bestseller of the time was Love Story by Erich Segal. Oh, that's many years ago. Have you read that book? Have you heard of it? Look at the cover! In 1970... The first episode of All My Children is broadcast on the ABC television network. Biafra capitulates, ending the Nigerian civil war. The Boeing 747, the world's first "jumbo jet", enters commercial service for launch customer Pan American Airways with its maiden voyage from John F Kennedy International Airport to London Heathrow Airport. Mick Jagger is fined Ł200 for possession of cannabis. The complete New English Bible is published. The Expo '70 World's Fair opens in Suita, Osaka, Japan. Citroën introduces the SM at the Geneva Auto Salon. Teenagers in the United Kingdom vote for the first time, in a by-election in Bridgwater. Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh opens. The 1970 FIFA World Cup is inaugurated in Mexico. An assassination attempt against King Hussein of Jordan precipitates the Black September crisis. The U.S. Foreign Office announces that renewal of arms sales to Pakistan. Democrats sweep the U.S. Congressional midterm elections; Ronald Reagan is reelected governor of California; Jimmy Carter is elected governor of Georgia. Paul McCartney sues in Great Britain to dissolve the Beatles' legal partnership. That was the world you were born into. Since then, you and others have changed it. The Nobel prize for Literature that year went to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. The Nobel Peace prize went to Norman E. Borlaug. The Nobel prize for physics went to Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén from Sweden for fundamental work and discoveries in magneto-hydrodynamics with fruitful applications in different parts of plasma physics. The sensation this created was big. But it didn't stop the planets from spinning, on and on, year by year. Years in which you would grow bigger, older, smarter, and, if you were lucky, sometimes wiser. Years in which you also lost some things. Possessions got misplaced. Memories faded. Friends parted ways. The best friends, you tried to hold on. This is what counts in life, isn't it? The 1970s were indeed a special decade. Women's liberation continued. The hippie culture faded. There was an opposition to the Vietnam war, and nuclear weapons. The environmentalist movement began. Tom Wolfe coined the decade the "Me decade" due to a new self-awareness. Mao Zedong died and the market began to liberate in China. There was an oil crisis. After the first oil shock, gasoline was rationed in many countries. In Eastern Europe, Soviet-style command economies begin showing signs of stagnation. The Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany, witness the kidnapping and murder of Israeli athletes by Palestinian Arab terrorists. The Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan. The Who, Pink Floyd, The Eagles, Bee Gees, Abba and others play their music. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison all die at the age of 27. The space mission Apollo 13 nearly ends in disaster. Egypt signed the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty. There was a revolution in Iran. The world sees its first general microprocessor. The C programming language makes its debut. Consumer video games show up on the scene. Microwave ovens become commercially available. Margaret Thatcher was victorious in the UK elections. Do you know what was on the cover of Life that year? Do you remember the movie that was all the rage when you were 15? Rocky IV. Do you still remember the songs playing on the radio when you were 15? Maybe it was Everybody Wants to Rule the World by Tears for Fears. Were you in love? Who were you in love with, do you remember? In 1970, 15 years earlier, a long time ago, the year when you were born, the song I'll Be There by The Jackson 5 topped the US charts. Do you know the lyrics? Do you know the tune? Sing along. You and I must make a pact, we must bring salvation back Where there is love, I'll be there I'll reach out my hand to you, I'll have faith in all you do Just call my name and I'll be there ... There's a kid outside, shouting, playing. It doesn't care about time. It doesn't know about time. It shouts and it plays and thinks time is forever. You were once that kid. When you were 9, the movie The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh was playing. When you were 8, there was The Cat from Outer Space. When you were 7, there was a Disney movie out called The Rescuers. Does this ring a bell? 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1... it's 1970. There's TV noise coming from the second floor. Someone turned up the volume way too high. The sun is burning from above. These were different times. The show playing on TV is Josie and the Pussycats. The sun goes down. Someone switches channels. There's The Partridge Family on now. That's the world you were born in. Progress, year after year. Do you wonder where the world is heading towards? The technology available today would have blown your mind in 1970. Do you know what was invented in the year you were born? The Pocket Calculator. The Relational Database Management System. Cup Noodles. It's 2003 and where do you wanna be? In '42 or 1970? And maybe we should take a good lock around I don't get why the planet is so upset And don't do something you might regret I'm telling you it's starting to get in the way ... That's from the song Fun by Smash Mouth. In 1970, a new character entered the world of comic books: Aquarius. Bang! Boom! But that's just fiction, right? In the real world, in 1970, Beck was born. And Matt Damon. Uma Thurman, too. And you, of course. Everyone an individual. Everyone special. Everyone taking a different path through life. It's 2012. The world is a different place. What path have you taken? 
 

JANUARY 1ST 1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 1st January 1970
Description: What Happened in 1970.
 
Summary: In 1970, the year of your birth, the top selling movie was Love Story. Remember, that was before there were DVDs. People were indeed watching movies in the cinema, and not downloading them online. Do you know who won the Oscars that year? The academy award for the best movie went to Patton. The Oscar for best foreign movie that year went to Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion. The top actor was George C. Scott for his role as Gen. George S. Patton Jr. in Patton. The top actress was Glenda Jackson for her role as Gudrun Brangwen in Women in Love. Mick Jagger is fined Ł200 for possession of cannabis. Paul McCartney sues in Great Britain to dissolve the Beatles' legal partnership. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison all die at the age of 27. The space mission Apollo 13 nearly ends in disaster. Do you know what was invented in the year you were born? The Pocket Calculator. 
 

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 1st January 1970
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1970
 
Summary: 1970-71 1 Marcus Welby, M.D. ABC 2 The Flip Wilson Show NBC 3 Here's Lucy CBS 4 Ironside NBC 5 Gunsmoke CBS 6 The ABC Movie of the Week ABC 7 Hawaii Five-O CBS 8 Medical Center CBS 9 Bonanza NBC 10 The F.B.I. ABC 11 The Mod Squad ABC 12 Adam-12 NBC 13 Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In (tie) NBC 13 The Wonderful World of Disney (tie) NBC 15 Mayberry F.F.D. CBS 16 Hee Haw CBS 17 Mannix CBS 18 The Man from Shiloh NBC 19 My Three Sons CBS 20 The Doris Day Show CBS 
 

THE BEATLES - ABBEY ROAD - UK ALBUM 1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 12th January 1970
Description: The Beatles last Album together.
 

DIANA ROSS LEAVES THE SUPREMESEVENT
 
Event Date: 14th January 1970
Description: Ross made her final appearance with the Supremes
 

BILLY STEWARTEVENT
 
Event Date: 17th January 1970
 

BILLY STEWARTDIED
 
Event Date: 17th January 1970
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

RICO HIGHTOWERDIED
 
Event Date: 17th January 1970
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

JAMES SHEPPARDDIED
 
Event Date: 24th January 1970
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

KIRK FRANKLINBORN
 
Event Date: 26th January 1970
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

SLIM HARPODIED
 
Event Date: 31st January 1970
Description: He died following a heart attack at the age of 46, His solo debut was the Grammy Hall of Fame.
 

SLIM HARPODIED
 
Event Date: 31st January 1970
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 6th February 1970
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 14th February 1970
Description: The title is a unique way of writing what would otherwise be "thank you for letting me be myself again."
 

ALFRED NEWMANDIED
 
Event Date: 17th February 1970
Description: Composer, arranger, and conductor of music for films.
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 21st February 1970
 

CHARLES MANSONEVENT
 
Event Date: 6th March 1970
 
Summary: RELEASES ALBUM. 1970. "LIE" 
 

CHRIS BRODERICKBORN
 
Event Date: 6th March 1970
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist
 

TAMMI TERRELLDIED
 
Event Date: 16th March 1970
Description: Vocalist, US
 

QUEEN LATIFAHBORN
 
Event Date: 18th March 1970
Description: Vocalist, producer, rapper, model, USA
 

SHARON CORRBORN
 
Event Date: 24th March 1970
Description: Violinist, Vocals, Piano, Ireland
 

OTIS SPANNDIED
 
Event Date: 25th March 1970
Description: Pianist, USA
 

MARIAH CAREYBORN
 
Event Date: 27th March 1970
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer, USA
 

DAVE SWARBRICKBORN
 
Event Date: 5th April 1970
Description: Singer-songwriter, musician, arranger
 

KENNY LATTIMOREBORN
 
Event Date: 10th April 1970
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

RICK SCHRODERBORN
 
Event Date: 13th April 1970
Description: Actor, USA
 

MCCARTNEY - FIRST SOLO ALBUMEVENT
 
Event Date: 17th April 1970
Description: McCartney (album) first solo album by Paul McCartney
 

EARL HOOKERDIED
 
Event Date: 21st April 1970
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

EARL HOOKER (BLUES GUITARIST) DIESEVENT
 
Event Date: 21st April 1970
 

NOCOLE SULLIVANBORN
 
Event Date: 21st April 1970
Description: Actress, Vocalist, Comedian and Voice artist. USA
 

OTIS SPAN (BLUES SINGER) DIESEVENT
 
Event Date: 25th April 1970
 

ANDRE AGASSIBORN
 
Event Date: 29th April 1970
Description: Tennis - U.S.A.
 
Summary: Born in Las Vegas, Nevada.One of Americas greats of tennis. 
 

UMA THURMANBORN
 
Event Date: 29th April 1970
Description: Actress, US
 

ALLMAN BROTHERS BANDEVENT
 
Event Date: 30th April 1970
 

JACK FINADIED
 
Event Date: 14th May 1970
Description: Bandleader, Songwriter, Pianist.
 

STUART CABLEBORN
 
Event Date: 19th May 1970
Description: Drummer, UK
 

CLIFF JACKSONDIED
 
Event Date: 24th May 1970
Description: Pianist, USA
 

TOMMY PAGEBORN
 
Event Date: 24th May 1970
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, USA
 

TOMMY THE OPERAEVENT
 
Event Date: 7th June 1970
 

AIR FORCEEVENT
 
Event Date: 11th June 1970
 
Summary: GINGER BAKERS GROUP, AIFORCE TOUR USA IN 1970. 
 

EARL GRANTDIED
 
Event Date: 11th June 1970
Description: Vocalist , Actor , Keyboardist
 

ERIC CLAPTONEVENT
 
Event Date: 14th June 1970
 

LEAH REMINIBORN
 
Event Date: 15th June 1970
Description: Actress, USA
 

LONNIE JOHNNSONEVENT
 
Event Date: 16th June 1970
 

LONNIE JOHNSONDIED
 
Event Date: 16th June 1970
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

JASON ROBERT BROWNBORN
 
Event Date: 20th June 1970
Description: Composer, Playright, Lyricist, Pianist, USA
 

JESSICA ROWEBORN
 
Event Date: 22nd June 1970
Description: News presenter, Australia
 

BERNARDO SASSETTIBORN
 
Event Date: 24th June 1970
Description: Film producer, Composer film scores, Portugal
 

SHAWNEE SMITHBORN
 
Event Date: 3rd July 1970
Description: Actress, Vocalist, US
 

CHARLES TOBIASDIED
 
Event Date: 7th July 1970
Description: Composers of songs. USA
 

ADAM HILLSBORN
 
Event Date: 10th July 1970
Description: Comedian and television presenter. Australia
 

CHI CHENGBORN
 
Event Date: 15th July 1970
Description: Bassist, USA
 

JENNIFER LOPEZBORN
 
Event Date: 24th July 1970
Description: Actress, Singer, Composer, Record producer, USA
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 25th July 1970
 

MICK JAGGEREVENT
 
Event Date: 28th July 1970
 

THE ROLLING STONESEVENT
 
Event Date: 31st July 1970
 

FRANCES FARMERDIED
 
Event Date: 1st August 1970
Description: Actress, USA
 

JANIS JOPLINEVENT
 
Event Date: 12th August 1970
 

BRAD MEHLDAUBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd August 1970
Description: Pianist, USA
 

LOU REEDEVENT
 
Event Date: 23rd August 1970
 

RIVER PHOENIXBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd August 1970
Description: Actor, USA
 

JO DEE MESSINABORN
 
Event Date: 25th August 1970
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

ISLE OF WIGHT POP FESTIVALEVENT
 
Event Date: 26th August 1970
 
Summary: BEGINS IN 1970 
 

SHERRIE AUSTINBORN
 
Event Date: 28th August 1970
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australian
 

THE NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 29th August 1970
 

DEBBIE GIBSONBORN
 
Event Date: 31st August 1970
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actress, USA
 

AL WILSONDIED
 
Event Date: 3rd September 1970
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

ELVIS PRESLEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 9th September 1970
 

NO 1 UK SINGLE 1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 12th September 1970
 

WOODY GUTHRIE MEMORIAL CONCERTEVENT
 
Event Date: 12th September 1970
 
Summary: HELD IN 1970 
 

JIMI HENDRIXEVENT
 
Event Date: 18th September 1970
 

JIMI HENDRIXDIED
 
Event Date: 18th September 1970
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 

ANI DIFRANKOBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd September 1970
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 

EDWARD EVERETT HORTONDIED
 
Event Date: 29th September 1970
Description: Actor, USA
 

JANIS JOPLINEVENT
 
Event Date: 4th October 1970
 

JANIS JOPLINDIED
 
Event Date: 4th October 1970
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

CAL WILSONBORN
 
Event Date: 5th October 1970
Description: Comedien, NZ
 

JANIS JOPLINEVENT
 
Event Date: 7th October 1970
 

MATT DAMONBORN
 
Event Date: 8th October 1970
Description: Actor, screenwriter, producer, USA
 

KIRK CAMERONBORN
 
Event Date: 12th October 1970
Description: Actor, USA
 

PAUL POTTSBORN
 
Event Date: 13th October 1970
Description: Vocalsit, UK
 

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAREVENT
 
Event Date: 27th October 1970
 
Summary: THE ALBUM RELEASE IN 1970. NEW YORK. 
 

SUSAN TEDESCHIBORN
 
Event Date: 9th November 1970
Description: Vocalist,Guitar, Composer USA
 

MARK GILLESPIEBORN
 
Event Date: 17th November 1970
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 

CHARLES DE GAULLEDIED
 
Event Date: 19th November 1970
Description: French President - born in Lille France.1890. Led the Free French Forces during World War II.
 
Summary: .Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (1890–1970) was a French general and statesman who led the Free French Forces during World War II. He later founded the French Fifth Republic in 1958 
 

ALBERT AYLEREVENT
 
Event Date: 25th November 1970
 

DAVE HUGHESBORN
 
Event Date: 26th November 1970
Description: Comedian, Actor, Television personality, Australia
 

BARNEY RAPPDIED
 
Event Date: 12th December 1970
Description: Drummer, Band Leader, USA
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 13th December 1970
 

BETH ORTONBORN
 
Event Date: 14th December 1970
Description: Vocalist , Composer, UK
 

GEORGE "SMITTY" SMITHDIED
 
Event Date: 16th December 1970
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

NORMAN BROWNBORN
 
Event Date: 18th December 1970
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1970EVENT
 
Event Date: 26th December 1970
 

GLEN PHILLIPSBORN
 
Event Date: 29th December 1970
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter. USA
 

PAUL MCCARTNEYEVENT
 
Event Date: 30th December 1970
 

RAY HENDERSONDIED
 
Event Date: 31st December 1970
Description: Composer, USA
 

 
 
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