The 1st of January, 1970, fell on a Thursday. Day 1 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 1st of January, 1970:
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of January, 1970:
United States: Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head - B.J. Thomas
United Kingdom: Two Little Boys - Rolf Harris
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 1st of January, 1970.
1970 in music.
The Billboard Charts in 1970 were dominated by the likes of The Jackson 5, B. J. Thomas, The Beatles, The Carpenters, The Partridge Family, Simon & Garfunkel, Bread, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, George Harrison and Shocking Blue.
West Germany Chancellor Willy Brandt was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1970.
1970 in movies.
Movies released in 1970 included Love Story, MASH, Airport, Patton, Woodstock, Little Big Man, Ryan's Daughter, "Tora! Tora! Tora!", Chariots of the Gods, The Aristocats, The Conformist, A Man Called Horse and The Vampire Lovers.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of January, 1970.
18,220 days have passed since this date.
1,574,211,600 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 1970.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,836,580,200 times.
Since the 1st of January, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 812,293,185,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 262,368,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 135,382,198 steps. That's about 60,170 miles!
Since this date, 18,890,539 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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