What Happened on November 18, 1970

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Future HOF boxer Joe Frazier KOs defending champion Bob Foster in 2nd round at Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan for the WBA, WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles

Sports History

Johnny Bench wins NL MVP

Event of Interest

Linus Pauling declares large doses of Vitamin C could ward off colds

  • Netherlands & Albania form diplomatic relations
  • Russia lands self propelled rover on Moon
1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Watson, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Elizabeth Anne Allen, American actress
  • Johan Liiva, Sweden heavy metal vocalist (Arch Enemy; Hearse), born in Helsingborg, Sweden
  • Megyn Kelly, American television news anchor and journalist (Fox News, NBC), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • Mike Epps, American actor
  • Peter Dutton, Australian politician, Minister for Home Affairs (2017-18), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Phil Buckman, actor (Slash-Drexell's Class), born in Queens, New York
  • Toby Wright, safety (St Louis Rams)
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Hal Dickinson, American singer (Modernaires), dies at 56

About November 18, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Think I Love You - The Partridge Family Starring Shirley Jones Featuring David Cassidy
  • UK #1 Song: Voodoo Chile - Jimi Hendrix Experience