What Happened on March 16, 1970

Historical Events

  • Oxford University Press and Cambridge University press co-publish The Old Testament of the New English Bible, and Complete New English Bible, incorporating the New Testament first published in 1961
  • WNIN TV channel 9 in Evansville, Indiana (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelli James, American field hockey forward (Olympics, 1996), born in Medford, New Jersey
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Adamov, Russian-French playwright (Paolo Paoli), dies at 61
  • Tammi Terrell, American soul singer (You're All I Need; with Marvin Gaye - Ain't No Mountain High Enough), dies of a brain tumor at 24

About March 16, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
  • UK #1 Song: Wandrin' Star - Lee Marvin