On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1970

Historical Events

  • 17th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: NC State beats South Carolina, 42-39 (2 OT)
  • Ice Dance Championship at Ljubljana won by Pakhomova & Gorshkov (URS)
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Ljubljana won by Rodnina & Ulanov (URS)
  • Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Ljubljana won by Gabriele Seyfert (GDR)
  • Men's Figure Skating Championship in Ljubljana won by Tim Wood (USA)
  • WXOW TV channel 19 in La Crosse, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • James 'Jim' Spivey, American middle-distance runner, born in Schiller Park, Illinois
  • Kathy Gedney, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-25th-1994), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Person of interestRachel Weisz

Rachel Weisz, English actress (The Mummy, The Constant Gardener), born in London, England

Actress Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz

1970 Highlights

About March 7, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces