What Happened on May 9, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Christie, NBA guard/forward (Toronto Raptors)

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Watson Myles, Canadian politician, dies at 86
  • Percy Brier, Australian composer, dies at 84
  • Walter P. Reuther, American worker's union leader & president of the CIO, dies in a plane crash at 62
1970 Highlights

About May 9, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 23 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