What Happened on June 8, 1970

Historical Events

  • MLB players union and management end labor dispute, raising minimum salary to $12,000

Famous Birthdays

  • "Seu" Jorge [da Silva], Brazilian musical artist, songwriter, singer, and actor (The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou), born in Belford Roxo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Gabby Giffords, American politician (Rep-D-Arizona 2007-2012, survived assassination attempt 2011), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Troy Vincent, American football cornerback (5 x Pro Bowl; First-team All-Pro 2002; Philadelphia Eagles) and executive (VP Football Operations NFL), born in Trenton, New Jersey
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

Abraham MaslowAbraham Maslow (1908-1970)

American psychologist (Maslow's hierarchy of needs), dies of a heart attack at 62

1970 Highlights

About June 8, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 11 months and 20 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