On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1970

Historical Events

  • "Charles Aznavour" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • "Gantry" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 1 performance

Film Premiere

"Patton" directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring George C. Scott premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1971)

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabrielle Anwar, Laleham England, actress (Body Snatchers)
  • John Frascatore, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Todd Peterson, NFL kicker (Seattle Seahawks)
1970 Highlights

About February 4, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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