What Happened on September 19, 1970

Historical Events

Television Premiere

"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" premieres on CBS

  • 1st Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Tyrannosaurus Rex headlines; other performs include: Wayne Fontana, Steamhammer, Duster Bennett, Al Stewart, Amazing Blondel, Keith Christmas, Quintessence, and Stackridge

Famous Birthdays

  • Antti Törmänen, Finnish professional ice hockey forward, 1990-2004 (Finland Olympic bronze, 1998; Ottawa Senators), and European leagues coach, born in Espoo, Finland
  • Takanori Nishikawa, Japanese pop-rock singer (T.M.Revolution), born in Yasu, Japan
  • Victor Williams, American actor (The King of Queens), born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Greville Stevens, British cricketer (10 Tests for England 1922-29), dies at 69

About September 19, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 6 months and 7 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