What Happened on July 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 20th Berlin International Film Festival cancelled due to controversy surrounding the participation of Michael Verhoeven's anti-war film "o.k."

Sport awardGolf Major

25th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi
  • Air Canada DC-8 crashes 7 miles from Toronto's airport killing 109

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Bochtler, pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Mac Dre, American rapper (d. 2004)
  • Maureen Lee, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria