On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1970

Historical Events

  • A Catholic man is shot dead by British soldiers in Belfast, North Ireland
  • Beatles release single "Let it Be" in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Pietz, actress (Annie-Caroline In the City), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Robbie Tobeck, NFL guard/center (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Scott Stahoviak, infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Waukegan, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • William Hopper, American actor (Perry Mason, The Bad Seed, Rebel Without a Cause), dies of pneumonia following a stroke at 55
1970 Highlights

About March 6, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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