What Happened on January 10, 1970

Historical Events

  • Preview Center opens at Walt Disney World, Florida - first building to open

Famous Birthdays

  • Deon Figures, American NFL cornerback/PR (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Bellflower, California
  • Marcus Bagwell, American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Olson, American poet (The Maximus Poems), dies of liver cancer at 59
  • Pavel Belyayev, Soviet fighter pilot and cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44
1970 Highlights

About January 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head - B.J. Thomas
  • UK #1 Song: Two Little Boys - Rolf Harris