On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1970

Historical Events

  • 35th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 33-28 in Birmingham
  • CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 23-10; game marred by woeful field conditions

Famous Birthdays

  • Álex López Morón, Spanish tennis player, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Jason Day, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Richard Osman, English TV presenter (Pointless), comedian and writer, born in Billericay, England
  • Todd Perry, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz von Unruh, German writer, dies at 85
  • Jan Drda, Czech writer (Nema Barikada, Mestecko Na Dlani), dies at 55
  • Nina Ricci, French fashion couturiere (Nina Ricci), dies at 87
1970 Highlights

About November 28, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 15 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