What Happened on May 24, 1970

Historical Events

  • Peter Green quits Fleetwood Mac to join a religious cult
  • The drilling of the Kola Superdeep Borehole begins in the Soviet Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Zgonina, American NFL defensive tackle (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Rams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Tommy Page, American pop singer ("I'll Be Your Everything"), born in Glenridge, New Jersey (d. 2017)
1970 Highlights

About May 24, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everything Is Beautiful - Ray Stevens
  • UK #1 Song: Back Home - England World Cup Squad