What Happened on April 29, 1970

Historical Events

  • US and South Vietnamese forces launch an incursion into Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War

Famous Birthdays

Andre Agassi (53 years old)

American tennis player (Olympic gold 1996, 8 Grand Slam titles), born in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • China Forbes, American singer-songwriter (Pink Martini), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Mark McMillian, American NFL cornerback (Philadelphia Eagles, KC Chiefs), born in Los Angeles, California

Uma Thurman (53 years old)

American actress (Baron Munchausen, Pulp Fiction), born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • William Martin III, American finn sailor (Olympics 23rd-1996), born in Charleston, South Carolina
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Forrest DeBernardi, American basketball player (hall of fame 1961), dies at 71
1970 Highlights

About April 29, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: ABC - Jackson 5
  • UK #1 Song: Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum