On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Jo Johnson, American actress and singer
  • Darren Oliver, American pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Matt Vogel, American puppeteer (Sesame Street, 1996-present; Kermit the Frog, 2017-present; Big Bird, 2018-present), born in Kansas City, Kansas
1970 Highlights

About October 6, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cracklin' Rosie - Neil Diamond
  • UK #1 Song: Band Of Gold - Freda Payne