On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1970

Historical Events

  • "I'll Be There" single by The Jackson 5 is released (Billboard Song of the Year 1970)
  • Phillies Larry Bowa steals home for 2nd time in 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Gavin Maxwell, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Jaime Fields, NFL/WLAF linebacker (KC Chiefs, Scotland Claymores), born in Compton, California (d. 1999)
  • Rick Recht, Jewish-American singer ("Tear Down The Walls"), born in St. Louis, Missouri
1970 Highlights

About August 28, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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