On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1970

Historical Events

  • "Catch 22" opens in movie theaters
  • Bobby Murcer ties record of 4 consecutive HRs
  • Reds play final game at Cincinnati's Crosley Field, beat Giants 5-4
  • US Senate votes overwhelmingly to repeal Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Yancy, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
  • Glenn Medeiros, American pop singer ("Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You"; "She Ain't Worth It"), born in Lihue, Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Man Singh II, Maharajah of Jaipur State, dies at 57
1970 Highlights

About June 24, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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