The 16th of June, 1970, fell on a Tuesday. Day 167 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.
49 years, 7 months and 8 days have passed since the 16th of June, 1970.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 16th of June, 1970:
American football player Brian Piccolo passes away from cancer at the age of 26.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of June, 1970:
United States: The Long And Winding Road - Beatles
United Kingdom: In The Summertime - Mungo Jerry
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 16th of June, 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.
Simon & Garfunkel - "Bridge over Troubled Water"
"Bridge over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel would go on to win a Grammy for 1970's Song of the Year.
West Germany Chancellor Willy Brandt was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1970.
"Patton" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.
1970 FIFA World Cup
The 1970 FIFA World Cup is taking place in Mexico. Brazil win the competition after defeating Italy 4-1.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of June:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of June, 1970.
18,117 days have passed since this date.
1,565,312,400 seconds have passed since the 16th of June, 1970.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,826,197,800 times.
Since the 16th of June, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 807,701,198,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 260,885,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 134,616,866 steps. That's about 59,830 miles!
Since this date, 18,783,749 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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