On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1970

Historical Events

  • SF Giant Jim Ray Hart is 8th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (5th)

Famous Birthdays

  • Beck [Bek David Campbell], American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer ("Loser"; "Where It's At"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Lisa Powell, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Marlies Askamp, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)

Person of interestTodd Martin

Todd Martin, American Tennis Star (1988 USTA Boys' 18), born in Hinsdale, Illinois

Tennis Player Todd Martin
Tennis Player
Todd Martin

1970 Highlights

About July 8, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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