What Happened on August 4, 1970

Historical Events

Music History

Jim Morrison arrested for public drunkenness in Los Angeles

Famous Birthdays

  • Bret Baier, American political correspondent (Fox News), born in Rumson, New Jersey
  • Hakeem Jeffries, American attorney and politician (Rep-D-NY 2013, 1st Black House Minority Leader), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • John August, American screenwriter
  • Orlando Trustfull, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Owen McMahon, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Steven Jack, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1994-95)
Born in 1970

Famous Weddings

  • "The Beach Boys" drummer Dennis Wilson (25) weds Barbara Charren (24)
1970 Highlights

About August 4, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (They Long To Be) Close To You - Carpenters
  • UK #1 Song: The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley