What Happened on April 11, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Apollo 13 launched to Moon; unable to land, returns in 6 days
  • Beatles' "Let It Be" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • San Francisco beats Cincinnati 2-1, only day Reds aren't in 1st place in 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Delroy Pearson, English rock vocalist (Five Star-Between the Lines), born in Islington, London
  • Joe Vitiello, infielder (KC Royals), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Johnny Messner, American actor (Tears of the Sun), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Sean Bergman, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Trevor Linden, Canadian ice hockey right wing (Canucks, NY Islanders), born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Cathy O'Donnell [Ann Steely], American film noir actress (Miniver Story, Man from Laramie), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 46
  • John H O'Hara, US journalist (Pal Joey, Rage to Live), dies at 65