What Happened on February 19, 1970

Historical Events

Sports History

AL Cy Young Award winner Denny McLain suspended for bookmaking

  • USSR launches Sputnik 52 & Molniya 1-13 communications satellite

Famous Birthdays

  • Bellamy Young, American actress (Scandal), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Garland Hawkins, American NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Ruwan Kalpage, Sri Lankan cricket off-spinner

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph Flanders, American politician (Senator-Vermont), dies at 89
1970 Highlights

About February 19, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

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