What Happened on June 19, 1970

Historical Events

  • A Nikolayev & V Sevastyanov return after 18 days in Soyuz 9

Election of Interest

Conservatives led by Edward Heath win British parliamentary election

Historic Publication

Jim Bouton's controversial "Ball Four" is published

  • The Patent Cooperation Treaty is signed

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonis Remos, Greek singer
  • Brian Welch, American guitarist
  • Claire Mitchell-Taverner, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Leonard Humphries, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
  • Quincy Dushawn Watts, American 400m runner, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Rahul Gandhi, Indian politician
  • Scott Brumfield, guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
1970 Highlights

About June 19, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 7 months and 17 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