What Happened on February 15, 1970

Historical Events

World Skating Champion

Ard Schenk becomes world champion all-round skater

  • Dominican DC-9 crashes into sea at Santo Domingo, kills 102
  • KAMU TV channel 15 in College Station, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nationalists disrupt UN session on Congo
1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Gass, American impressionist and comedian
  • Gloria Trevi, Mexican singer and songwriter (Que Hago Aqui?), born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
  • Nathaniel Mills, US speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Shepard Fairey, American contemporary street artist, born in Charleston, North Carolina
  • Tyrone Legette, NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Dowding, commander of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain, dies at 87

About February 15, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin/Everybody Is A Star - Sly & The Family Stone
  • UK #1 Song: Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) - Edison Lighthouse