On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Airport" based on the book by Arthur Hailey, directed by George Seaton and starring Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin is released

  • Dubnium atoms are first detected conclusively.
  • Edison Theater opens at 240 W 47th St NYC
  • Nuclear non-proliferation treaty goes into effect
  • SDS Weathermen terrorist group bomb 18 West 11th St in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • John Frusciante, American musician (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, (d. 2013)