What Happened on May 5, 1970

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Guillaume Connesson, French contemporary classical composer (Yu-Yan; The Ship of Ishtar; A Kind of Trane), born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • Juan Acevedo, Mexican baseball player (Colorado Rockies), born in Ciudad Ju├írez, Mexico
  • Kyan Douglas, American TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Miami, Florida
  • LaPhonso Ellis, American NBA forward (Denver Nuggets), born in East St. Louis, Illinois
  • Naomi Klein, Canadian author (This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate) and activist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Soheil Ayari, French-Iranian racer, born in Aix-les-Bains, Savoie, France
1970 Highlights

About May 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 9 months and 2 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: Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum