What Happened on December 14, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Maria Jopek, Polish jazz, pop and world music singer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Beth Orton, English folk-electronica singer and songwriter (Central Reservation), born in East Dereham, Norfolk, England
  • Bradford Banta, American NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Nadine Garner, Australian actress (The Still Point), born in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia
  • Nicholas Angelich, American concert pianist, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2022)
  • Toby Anstis, British radio and TV presenter, born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Elmer Schoebel, American jazz pianist, arranger (New Orleans Rhythm Kings; Isham Jones), and composer ("Farewell Blues"; "Prince Of Wails"), dies at 73
  • Franz Schlegelberger, German Nazi politician, dies at 94
1970 Highlights

About December 14, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
  • UK #1 Song: I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds