What Happened on September 17, 1970

Historical Events

  • American TV variety program "The Flip Wilson Show" debuts on NBC-TV,; runs for 4 seasons, winning 2 Emmy Awards
  • Jordan launches offensive against guerrilla army
  • WSWP TV channel 9 in Grandview, WV (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Brunell, American NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars) and coach, born in Los Angeles, California
1970 Highlights

About September 17, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross
  • UK #1 Song: Band Of Gold - Freda Payne