What Happened on June 12, 1970

Historical Events

  • Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Doc Ellis no-hits the Padres, 2-0 at San Diego Stadium

Music Concert

Rocker and blues singer Janis Joplin debuts in Kentucky

Famous Birthdays

  • Damon Buford, American baseball outfielder (Texas Rangers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Gordon Michael Woolvett, Canadian actor (Andromeda), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Lee Mayberry, American NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Famous Weddings

Mick Fleetwood

Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood (22) weds Jenny Boyd (23); divorce in 1975

1970 Highlights

About June 12, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Long And Winding Road/For You Blue - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: In The Summertime - Mungo Jerry