What Happened on January 20, 1970

Historical Events

NBA All-Star Game

20th NBA All-Star Game, Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pa: East beats West, 142-135; MVP: Willis Reed, NY Knicks, C; Tom and Dick Van Arsdale, first brothers to play in same NBA All-Star Game

NHL All-Star Game

23rd NHL All-Star Game, St. Louis Arena: East beats West, 4-1; MVP: Bobby Hull, Chicago, LW

  • Super Fight, computer mock championship between Ali & Marciano; Marciano won.
1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Marvin Benard, American baseball outfielder (SF Giants), born in Bluefields, Nicaragua
  • Mitch Benn, English comedian and musician, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Ron Carpenter, American football player (NY Jets, Amsterdam Admirals), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Skeet Ulrich, American actor (Scream), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Thomas "Tom" Murray, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Buffalo, New York
Born in 1970

About January 20, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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