On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1970

Historical Events

  • Arthur Young resigns as Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)

Album Release

Cat Stevens releases his fourth studio album "Tea for the Tillerman"; featuring singles "Wild World and "Father and Son"

Music Single

George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single in the US

  • KNCT TV channel 46 in Belton/Killeen, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Oded Fehr, Israeli actor, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • ZoĆ« Ball, British television and radio presenter, born in Blackpool, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Yusuf Bin Ishak, president of Singapore 1965-70, dies at about 60
1970 Highlights

About November 23, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Think I Love You - The Partridge Family Starring Shirley Jones Featuring David Cassidy
  • UK #1 Song: I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds