On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1970

Historical Events

Film 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 rock guitarist (Red Hot Chili Peppers - "The Zephyr Song"), born in Queens, New York
  • Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, (d. 2013)
1970 Highlights

About March 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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