What Happened on October 22, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Winston Bogarde, Dutch soccer defender (20 caps; Sparta Rotterdam, Ajax, FC Barcelona), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands

Famous Weddings

James Brown

American "Godfather of Soul" singer James Brown (37) weds Deidre Jenkins (25) in Barnwell, South Carolina; divorce in 1981

Famous Deaths

  • RenĂ© Schneider, Chilean general/supreme commander, murdered
1970 Highlights

About October 22, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be There - Jackson 5
  • UK #1 Song: Band Of Gold - Freda Payne