What Happened on March 29, 1970

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn's musical "Look to the Lilies", based on the novel and film "Lilies of the Field", starring Shirley Booth and Al Freeman, opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, NYC; runs for 25 performances

  • Manchester City of England win 10th European Cup Winner's Cup against G√≥rnik Zabrze of Poland 2-1 in Vienna

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Louise Strong, American communist journalist (b. 1885)
  • Lev Kuleshov, Russian filmmaker and film theorist (Po Zakonu, founder of Moscow film school), dies at 71

About March 29, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
  • UK #1 Song: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel