On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1970

Historical Events

  • "Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-moon Marigolds," premieres in NYC

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

42nd Academy Awards: "Midnight Cowboy", John Wayne & Maggie Smith win

Actor John Wayne
John Wayne
Actress Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
  • Milwaukee Brewers (former Seat Pilots) 1st game, lose to Angels 12-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Karpovtsev, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Kevin Smith, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Leif Ove Andsnes, Norwegian pianist

Famous Deaths

  • Josina Machel, wife of Mozambique's 1st pres Samora Machel, dies
1970 Highlights

About April 7, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries