What Happened on December 26, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • James Mercer, American rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist (The Shins - Wincing The Night Away), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Krissada Terrence, Thai-American pop singer & actor, born in Thailand
  • Radka Zrubakova, Slovakian tennis star (1994 Futures-GER), born in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Willie Williams, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers, Seahawks), born in England, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Lillian Board, British 400m athlete (Olympic silver 1968), dies at 22
1970 Highlights

About December 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Boxing Day (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Sweet Lord/Isn't It A Pity - George Harrison
  • UK #1 Song: I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds