On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Zabel, German cyclist, born in East Berlin
  • Michael McCrary, American NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Vienna, Virginia
  • Min Patel, Indian-born English cricketer (in Mumbai England left-arm spinner v India 1996), born in Mumbai, India
  • Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer, born in Queens, New York City
  • Wayne McCullough, Irish boxer, born in Belfast, United Kingdom

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Shelley Duvall (21) weds Bernard Sampson

Famous Deaths

  • Allen Lane, English publisher and founder of Penguin Books, dies at 67
  • Dame Laura Knight, English impressionist artist, dies at 92
  • Louise Harrison, mother of Beatle George, dies at 59
  • Marjorie Rambeau, actress (Primrose Path, Torch Song), dies at 80
  • Sylvester Wiere, comedian (Wiere Brothers-Ford Festival), dies at 60
1970 Highlights

About July 7, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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