What Happened on May 6, 1970

Historical Events

  • European Cup Final, San Siro, Milan: Feyenoord beats Celtic, 2-1; first time title won by a Dutch club

Event of Interest

Irish Prime Minister Jack Lynch sacks two ministers in the Irish government over allegations of illegal arms importation

  • Yuchiro Miura of Japan skis down Mt Everest
1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Emerson Martin, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers, Packers)
  • Kavan Smith, Canadian actor
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Wharton Esherick, American artist and sculptor who worked primarily in wood, dies at 82

About May 6, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 20 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