On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1970

Historical Events

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Natarsha Belling, Australian news presenter
  • Roberto Di Matteo, Italian soccer midfielder, manager (Italy 34 caps, Lazio, Chelsea), born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Famous Deaths

  • Eve Hesse, German born Jewish American sculptor dies of a brain tumour aged 34
  • John Gunther, author/host (John Gunther's High Road), dies at 68
1970 Highlights

About May 29, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini