What Happened on April 10, 1970

Historical Events

Music History

Paul McCartney officially announces the split of The Beatles

Famous Birthdays

  • Enrico Ciccone, Canadian NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • J. J. McCleskey, American NFL safety (New Orleans Saints, Arizona Cardinals), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Kenny Lattimore, American R&B singer-songwriter ("Never Too Busy"; "For You"), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mike Mushok, American rock guitarist (Staind; Newsted; Saint Asonia), born in Ludlow, Massachusetts
  • Q-Tip [Kamaal Fareed, born Jonathan Davis], American rapper, actor, record producer and DJ, born in Harlem, New York
  • Sean Gilbert, American NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
  • Wesley "Wes" Barnett, American Olympic weightlifter (Pan Am-silver-1987), born in St Joseph, Missouri
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Paton, British actor (Freedom of the Seas), dies of a heart attack at 96
1970 Highlights

About April 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let It Be - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel