What Happened on April 8, 1970

Historical Events

  • "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • Senate rejects Nixon's nomination of Judge G. Harrold Carswell to US Supreme Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek D. Brown, American team handball right wing (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Harold Bishop, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns), born in Booneville, Mississippi

Famous Deaths

  • Marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies
1970 Highlights

About April 8, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 9 months and 29 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: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel