What Happened on April 17, 1970

Historical Events

  • Apollo 13 limps back safely, Beech-built oxygen tank no help

Album Release

Paul McCartney releases his 1st solo album "McCartney"

Famous Birthdays

  • Redman [Reginald Noble], American rapper, born in Newark, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Sergei Aleksi [Alexy}, patriarch of Russian-Orthodox church, dies at 92
1970 Highlights

About April 17, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 9 months and 13 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