On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1970

Historical Events

  • New English Bible published
  • WNIN TV channel 9 in Evansville, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelli James, Medford NJ, field hockey forward (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Adamov, Russian-French playwright (Paolo Paoli), dies at 61
  • Mary Ann Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), dies at 22
  • Tammi Terrell, American soul singer (You're All I Need), dies of a brain tumor at 24
1970 Highlights

About March 16, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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