What Happened on June 5, 1970

Historical Events

  • Chile becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty
  • KPAX TV channel 8 in Missoula, Montana (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • The Falls Road curfew in North Ireland, imposed by the British Army while searching for IRA weapons, is lifted after a march by women breaches the British Army cordon
1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Claus Norreen, Danish songwriter and record producer (Aqua - "Barbie Girl"), born in Charlottenlund, Denmark
  • Izabella Scorupco, Polish Swedish actress (Golden Eye), born in Bialystok, Poland
  • Martin Gelinas, Canadian NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks), born in Shawinigan, Quebec
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • "Jopie" Pengel [Johan A], Premier of Suriname (1963-69), dies at 54
  • Jay Irving, American cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh), dies at 69

About June 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everything Is Beautiful - Ray Stevens
  • UK #1 Song: Yellow River - Christie