The 4th of May, 1970, fell on a Monday. Day 124 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 4th of May, 1970:
Ohio National Guardsmen shoot and kill four Kent State University students at an anti-war protest.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of May, 1970:
United States: American Woman - Guess Who
United Kingdom: Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum
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 4th of May, 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 4th of May:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of May, 1970.
18,032 days have passed since this date.
1,557,964,800 seconds have passed since the 4th of May, 1970.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,817,625,600 times.
Since the 4th of May, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 803,909,836,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 259,660,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,984,973 steps. That's about 59,549 miles!
Since this date, 18,695,578 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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