What Happened on April 15, 1970

Historical Events

  • Libyan leader Gadaffi launches "Green Revolution"
  • Mitch Leigh, William Alfred and Phyllis Robinson's musical melodrama "Cry for Us All" closes at Broadhurst Theater, NYC, after 9 performances
  • WMGZ TV channel 16 in Mayaguez, PR ([M]) begins broadcasting
  • WPSJ TV channel 14 in Ponce, PR ([P]) begins broadcasting
1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Darrin Smith, American NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles; Super Bowl 1993, 95), born in Miami, Florida
  • Flex Alexander, American actor
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Ripper Collins, American baseball first baseman (MLB All-Star 1935, 36, 37; World Series 1931, 34; NL HR leader 1934; St Louis Cardinals), dies at 66

About April 15, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 20 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: All Kinds of Everything - Dana