February 19th, 1970

February 19th, 1970, fell on a Thursday. It was day 50 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.

51 years, 2 months and 2 days have passed since February 19th, 1970.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 19th, 1970:

  • United States: Thank You - Sly & Family Stone
  • United Kingdom: Love Grows - Edison Lighthouse

Take Me Back!

The date is February 19th, 1970 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Valentine's Day of 1970 has just passed.

In America, the song Thank You by Sly & Family Stone is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Love Grows by Edison Lighthouse is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States and Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

It's 1970, so radio stations are playing hit songs from artists such as Elvis Presley, Mungo Jerry, Shocking Blue, Diana Ross, Simon & Garfunkel, The Jackson 5 and The Carpenters. In fashion, the hippie look from the 1960s is still popular. Clothing items such as tie dye shirts, bell-bottoms, midi skirts, gauchos and Mexican blouses are being worn by women. Meanwhile, men are wearing dark satin shirts, ethnic-looking tunics, bell bottom jeans, tweed sports jackets and turtlenecks. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "What's My Line?", "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "The Brady Bunch".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Lassie", "JOT the Dot", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" and "Cattanooga Cats". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Army men", "Motorific (slot car toys)" and "Suzy Homemaker".


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 February 19th, 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 1970?

    In 1970, the best soccer players were Gerd Müller, Bobby Moore, Luigi Riva, Franz Beckenbauer, Wolfgang Overath, Dragan Džajić, Johan Cruyff, Gordon Banks and Alessandro Mazzola.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1970?

    The best NBA players in 1970 were Willis Reed, Billy Cunningham, Connie Hawkins, Jerry West and Walt Frazier.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 51 years, 2 months and 2 days have passed since February 19th, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 19th, 1970, will be 51 years of age.
  • People born in 1970 belong to the Generation X generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 4230000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 19th, 1970:

  • January 22nd, 1970: The first commercial Boeing 747 flight takes place between JFK International Airport and London Heathrow Airport.
  • February 13th, 1970: Actor Albert Sharpe (Darby O'Gill) dies at the age of 84.
  • February 13th, 1970: Black Sabbath release their first album.
  • February 17th, 1970: MacDonald family massacre: Jeffrey R. MacDonald kills his wife and children in North Carolina.
  • This date: February 19th, 1970
  • March 4th, 1970: 57 crew members of the French submarine Eurydice die after it explodes in the Mediterranean.
  • March 16th, 1970: Motown singer Tammi Terrell passes away after battling cancer.
  • March 18th, 1970: United States Postal Service workers in New York City go on strike.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 19th, 1970, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 19th, 1970 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • 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
  • Snoopy Astronaut (figure)
  • 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, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 19th of February:


US President

Who was the US President on February 19th, 1970?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 19th, 1970?

  • Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 19th, 1970 was probably conceived around the 12th of May, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 19th, 1970 is the 29th of November, 1970. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 19th, 1970.

  • 18,689 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,614,729,600 seconds have passed since the February 19th, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,883,851,200 times.
  • Since February 19th, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 833,200,473,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 269,121,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 138,866,746 steps. That's about 61,719 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,376,755 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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