What Happened on December 2, 1970

Historical Events

  • British composer Michael Tippett's opera "The Knot Garden" premieres at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, England
  • Environmental Protection Agency begins in the US under Director William Ruckelshaus

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Čejka, Czech-German golfer (Volvo Masters 1995), born in Mariánské Lázně, Czech Republic
  • Maksim Tarasov, Russian pole vaulter (Olympic gold 1992; World C'ship gold 1999), born in Yaroslavl, Russia
Born in 1970

About December 2, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Think I Love You - The Partridge Family Starring Shirley Jones Featuring David Cassidy
  • UK #1 Song: I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds