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 release premierFilm Premier

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

US WWII General George S. Patton
US WWII General
George S. Patton
Actor George C. Scott
George C. Scott
  • 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? 50 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius