What Happened on February 18, 1970

Historical Events

  • Chicago 7 defendants found innocent of inciting to riot

Event of Interest

US President Richard Nixon launches the "Nixon doctrine"

Famous Birthdays

  • Raine Maida, Canadian musician (Our Lady Peace), born in Toronto, Canada
  • Susan Egan, American actress, born in Seal Beach, California
  • Tyler Green, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Springfield, Ohio
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Desideer Stracke, Flemish jesuit and literature historian, dies at 94

About February 18, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 11 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