What Happened on January 19, 1970

Historical Events

  • Eight Bishops of the Roman Catholic Church in the Netherlands say there should be room in the church for both married priests and celibate priests
  • US President Richard Nixon nominates G Harold Carswell to Supreme Court, approval rejected by US Senate

Famous Birthdays

  • Ghetty Chasun, American actress (Red Lips), born in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Kathleen Smet, Belgian triathlete, born in Beveren, Belgium
  • Rick Krivda, American baseball pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania
  • T. J. Mathews, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Columbia, Illinois
  • Udo Suzuki, Japanese comedian, born in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Hal March [Harold Mendelson], American comedian, actor and TV host ($64,000 Question; Outrage), dies of lung cancer at 49
1970 Highlights

About January 19, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 20 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