What Happened on November 27, 1970

Historical Events

Album Release

Apple Records releases George Harrison's triple album set "All Things Must Pass" - it becomes the best selling solo release of any of the Beatles, going 6X Platinum

  • Carl Morton (18-11 for last-place Expos), receives NL Rookie of Year

Papal Visit

Pope Paul VI wounded in chest during a visit to Philippines by a dagger-wielding Bolivian painter disguised as a priest

  • Test Cricket debut of Rodney "Iron Gloves" Marsh v England, Brisbane

Famous Birthdays

  • Calvin Jones, American NFL running back (Oakland Raiders), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Chris Underwood, American volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Patricia Zentilli, Canadian actress (Lexx), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • Todd Kelly, American NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals), born in Hampton, Virginia
1970 Highlights

About November 27, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 2 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