What Happened on March 17, 1970

Historical Events

  • Peter O'Malley becomes CEO of LA Dodgers
  • US casts their 1st UN Security Council veto (Support England)

Famous Birthdays

  • Shannan Mitchem, American infielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Decatur, Georgia
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Fernand Crommelynck, Belgian playwright (Chaud et Frois), dies at 83

About March 17, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

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