What Happened on May 19, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • K. J. Choi, South Korean golfer (Players C'ship 2011; 8 PGA Tour titles), born in Wando, South Korea

Famous Weddings

Al Gore

US Vice President Al Gore weds (22) weds author Tipper Aitcheson (21) at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Ray Schalk, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (World Series 1917; Chicago White Sox) and manager (Chicago White Sox 1927-28), dies from cancer at 78
  • Tadeusz Breza, Polish writer (The Bronze Gate), dies at 64
1970 Highlights

About May 19, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 11 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