What Happened on May 10, 1970

Historical Events

  • Atlanta Braves' Hoyt Wilhelm pitches in his 1,000th game, loses to Cards 6-5

Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup Final, Boston Garden, Boston, MA: Bobby Orr scores famous OT winner as Boston beats St. Louis Blues, 4-3 for 4-0 series sweep; Bruins its first title since 1941

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Mack, American rapper (Flava In Ya Ear), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • Dallas Roberts, American actor
  • Gabriela Montero, Venezuelan-American pianist, born in Caracas, Venezuala
  • Perry Blake, Irish singer-songwriter (The Hunchback of San Francisco), born in Sligo, Ireland
  • Sally Phillips, English comedian and actress (Smack the Pony, Miranda), born in Hong Kong
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Mari Blanchard, American actress and femme fatale (Kathy-Klondike), dies of cancer at 47

About May 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: American Woman/No Sugar Tonight - The Guess Who
  • UK #1 Song: Back Home - England World Cup Squad