What Happened on August 21, 1970

Historical Events

  • The Social and Democratic Labour Party (SDLP) is established with Gerry Fitt as the first leader of the party

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Hatfield, CFL guard (BC Lions)
  • Paulo Barrancos Guerra, Portuguese athlete, 10k runner, born in Barrancos, Portugal
  • Steve Everitt, NFL center (Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Miami, Florida
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Timothy Mather Spelman, American composer, dies at 79
1970 Highlights

About August 21, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Make It With You - Bread
  • UK #1 Song: The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley