What Happened on April 1, 1970

Historical Events

  • Federal Bankruptcy Referee Sidney Volinn declares MLB's Seattle Pilots bankrupt; car dealer Bud Selig buys franchise for $10.8 million and moves club to Milwaukee (Brewers)

Music History

John Lennon and Yoko Ono release hoax they are having dual sex change operations

  • Serious riots continue in the Ballymurphy estate in Belfast between Catholic residents and the British Army

Event of Interest

US President Richard Nixon signs bill limiting cigarette advertisements from 1st Jan 1971

1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Sung Hi Lee, Korean-born model
Born in 1970

About April 1, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
  • UK #1 Song: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel