What Happened on May 16, 1970

Historical Events

Music History

"Grover Henson Feels Forgotten" by Bill Cosby hits #70

Cannes Film Festival

23rd Cannes Film Festival: "M*A*S*H" film, directed by Robert Altman wins the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film

  • 95th Preakness: Eddie Belmonte aboard Personality wins in 1:56.2

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Lynch, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)

Gabriela SabatiniGabriela Sabatini (52 years old)

Argentine tennis player (US Open 1990), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina


1970 Highlights

About May 16, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 17 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