What Happened on September 5, 1970

Historical Events

  • Estimated 15 cm (6") of rainfall, Bug Point, Utah (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Hopkins, American NFL tackle (Houston Oilers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Liam Lynch, American musician (Sifl and Olly), born in Petersburg, Virginia
  • Lori Harrigan, American softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Anaheim, California
  • Michael Potts, American pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Langdale, Alabama
  • Mohammad Rafique, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Willie Clay, American NFL safety (Detroit Lions), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Born in 1970

Famous Weddings

Dick Wolf

Producer Dick Wolf (23) weds Susan Scranton

Famous Deaths

  • Jochen Rindt, Austrian auto racer (posthumous World F1 title 1970), dies of throat injuries in practice accident at 28
1970 Highlights

About September 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: War - Edwin Starr
  • UK #1 Song: The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley