What Happened on September 18, 1970

Famous Birthdays

  • Aisha Tyler, American actress and talk show host (The Talk), born in San Francisco, California
  • Dan Eldon, British-Kenyan photojournalist, born in Hampstead, London (d. 1993)
  • Everett Lindsay, American NFL guard and center (Minnesota Vikings), born in Burlington, Iowa
  • Michela Rocco, Italian actress and Miss Italy (1987), born in Udine, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
  • Mike Compton, American NFL center and guard (Detroit Lions), born in Richlands, Virginia
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix (1942-1970)

American rock guitarist ("Purple Haze"; "Vvoodoo Chile"; "The Wind Cries Mary"), dies from asphyxiation at 27

1970 Highlights

About September 18, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 6 months and 8 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