What Happened on July 16, 1970

Historical Events

  • 9th British Commonwealth Games open in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Iraq's constitution goes into effect
  • Reds spoil Pirates debut in Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium, 3-2
1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director (Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Phil Graham, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • William Van Landingham, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Columbia, Tennessee
Born in 1970

About July 16, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mama Told Me (Not To Come) - Three Dog Night
  • UK #1 Song: In The Summertime - Mungo Jerry