1st of February, 1970

The 1st of February, 1970, fell on a Sunday. Day 32 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.

50 years, 0 months and 20 days have passed since the 1st of February, 1970.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of February, 1970:

  • United States: I Want You Back - Jackson Five
  • United Kingdom: Love Grows - Edison Lighthouse

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 February, 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.

  • Willy Brandt.

    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.

  • 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.

  • Patton

    "Patton" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1970.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 50 years, 0 months and 20 days have passed since the 1st of February, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of February, 1970, will be 50 years of age.
  • People born in 1970 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 2674800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 1st of February, 1970:

  • 3rd of January, 1970: Actor Robert B. Sinclair is stabbed to death by a burglar at his home in Montecito, California.
  • 4th of January, 1970: 15,621 people are killed in the Yunnan province of China after a 7.7 Richter magnitude scale earthquake strikes.
  • 11th of January, 1970: Super Bowl IV: The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the Minnesota Vikings at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans.
  • 13th of February, 1970: Black Sabbath release their first album.
  • 17th of February, 1970: MacDonald family massacre: Jeffrey R. MacDonald kills his wife and children in North Carolina.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 1st of February, 1970, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of February, 1970 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Brady Bunch - Sitcom about a large family with six children.
  • Marcus Welby, M.D. - Medical drama television program.
  • Here's Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.

1970 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1970.

"The Clangers" - "Sesame Street" - "The Brady Bunch" - "Cattanooga Cats" - "The Perils of Penelope Pitstop" - "Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines" - "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "The Banana Splits" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo" - "Spider-Man" - "The New Adventures of Superman" - "JOT the Dot" - "Underdog" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie"


1970 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1970:

  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Nerf Balls
  • Frisbee
  • Crissy (doll)
  • Clackers
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Suzy Homemaker
  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of February:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of February:

  • The Memorial Day of the Republic (Hungary)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 1st of February, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of February, 1970 was probably conceived around the 24th of April, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of February, 1970 is the 11th of November, 1970. (Rough Estimate).

1st of February

Events that have occurred on the 1st of February:

  • 1st of February, 1974: 177 people are killed when a fire breaks out at the Joelma Building in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • 1st of February, 1979: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years of exile.
  • 1st of February, 1991: An air crash at Los Angeles International Airport kills 34 people.
  • 1st of February, 1995: Manic Street Preachers guitarist Richey Edwards goes missing from a hotel in Bayswater, London.
  • 1st of February, 2002: Kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is murdered in Karachi, Pakistan.
  • 1st of February, 2003: The Space Shuttle Columbia disaster occurs. All seven crew members are killed
  • 1st of February, 1958: The United Arab Republic is formed after Egypt and Syria unite.
  • 1st of February, 1994: Green Day release their album "Dookie".
  • 1st of February, 2004: Super Bowl XXXVIII: The New England Patriots defeat the Carolina Panthers by 32-29 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.
  • 1st of February, 2004: Janet Jackon's "wardrobe malfunction" occurs during her halftime performance with Justin Timberlake at Super Bowl XXXVIII.
  • 1st of February, 2009: Super Bowl XLIII: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Arizona Cardinals by 27-23 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
  • 1st of February, 2009: Bruce Springsteen performs at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLIII.
  • 1st of February, 2012: TV host Don Cornelius commits suicide after suffering from seizures and the onset of dementia.
  • 1st of February, 2013: Season One of House of Cards is released on Netflix.
  • 1st of February, 2015: Super Bowl XLIX occurs at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona: The New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks and Katy Perry performs at the halftime show.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of February, 1970.

  • 18,282 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,579,568,400 seconds have passed since the 1st of February, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,842,829,800 times.
  • Since the 1st of February, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 815,057,294,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 263,261,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 135,842,882 steps. That's about 60,375 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,954,821 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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