What Happened on January 28, 1970

Historical Events

  • Lubomír Strougal succeeds Cernik as premier of Czechoslovakia

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Minter, NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Donald Tardy, American death metal drummer (Obituary, Cause of Death)
  • Mike Chalenski, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Mr. Prospector, American thoroughbred racehorse and breeding stallion (most influential sire of his generation), born in Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky (d. 1999)
  • Rob Clayton, American alternative rock drummer (The Jody Grind), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1992)
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Andrews (Aust) 16 Tests 1921-26, cricketer (592 runs), dies
1970 Highlights

About January 28, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
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: I Want You Back - Jackson 5
  • UK #1 Song: Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) - Edison Lighthouse