What Happened on May 1, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Van Pelt, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills) and QB coach ; GB Packers, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Damon Diletti, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992; Champions Trophy gold 1999), born in Perth, West Australia
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Yi Un, last Crown Prince of Korea, dies at 72
1970 Highlights

About May 1, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: ABC - Jackson 5
  • UK #1 Song: Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum