What Happened on January 25, 1970

Historical Events

Film Premiere

Dark comedy film "M*A*S*H", directed by Robert Altman, starring Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould, and based on novel by Richard Hooker, premieres (Palme d'Or 1970)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Mills, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, NY Knicks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Milt Stegall, American football player (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Eiji Tsuburaya, Japanese television writer and producer (Ultraman) (b. 1901)
  • Eunice Hunton Carter, 1st African American female district attorney (NY), dies at 70
  • Jane Bathori, French mezzo-soprano, dies at 92
  • Marie Benavente, actress (Paradise), dies at 84
1970 Highlights

About January 25, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Want You Back - Jackson 5
  • UK #1 Song: Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) - Edison Lighthouse