The 26th of August, 1970, fell on a Wednesday. Day 238 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 26th of August, 1970:
600,000 people attend the Isle of Wight Festival 1970.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of August, 1970:
United States: War - Edwin Starr
United Kingdom: The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley
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 26th of August, 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 26th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of August, 1970.
17,948 days have passed since this date.
1,550,707,200 seconds have passed since the 26th of August, 1970.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,809,158,400 times.
Since the 26th of August, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 800,164,915,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 258,451,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,360,819 steps. That's about 59,271 miles!
Since this date, 18,608,486 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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