What Happened on January 7, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Music ConcertWoodstock Music and Art Fair

Farmers sue Max Yasgur for $35,000 in damages caused by "Woodstock"
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Famous Birthdays

  • Darryl Williams, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks, Cin Bengals)
  • Doug E. Doug [Douglas Bourne], American actor and comedian (Cosby, Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Frank "Cliff" Mannon, Amarillo TX, team handball (Olympics 1996)
  • Joao Ricardo, Angolan footballer
  • Paul McCallum, CFL/WLAF kicker/punter (Claymores, Sask Roughriders)
  • Todd Day, NBA guard/forward (Boston Celtics)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert [Harriot] Barrat, American actor (Bad Lands, Go West, Distant Drums), dies at 80