On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1970

Historical Events

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

Film Director Robert Altman
Film Director
Robert Altman
  • 95th Preakness: Eddie Belmonte aboard Personality wins in 1:56.2

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Grover Henson Feels Forgotten by Bill Cosby hits #70

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Lynch, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • Gabriela Sabatini, 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? 51 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus