What Happened on July 17, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 30,000 attend Randall's Island Rock Festival, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Bronwyn Roye, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Mandy Smith, England, rocker (I Just Can't Wait)/wife of Bill Wyman

Famous Deaths

  • Juano Hernandez, actor (St Louis Blues, Two Loves), dies at 74