What Happened on July 17, 1970

Historical Events

  • 30,000 attend Randall's Island Rock Festival, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Mandy Smith, English singer ("I Just Can't Wait"), born in Tottenham, England
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Juano Hernandez, Puerto Rican stage and film actor (St Louis Blues; Stars In My Crown), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 73
1970 Highlights

About July 17, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 21 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