March 5th, 1970

March 5th, 1970, fell on a Thursday. It was day 64 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.

50 years, 4 months and 29 days have passed since March 5th, 1970.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: John Frusciante: Musician.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 5th, 1970:

  • United States: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
  • United Kingdom: Wand'rin Star - Lee Marvin

Take Me Back!

The date is March 5th, 1970 and it's a Thursday. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Wand'rin Star by Lee Marvin is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States. 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.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gunsmoke", "Here's Lucy" and "Marcus Welby, M.D.". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Underdog", "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!", "Cattanooga Cats" and "The Clangers". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Etch A Sketch", "Suzy Homemaker", "Clackers" and "G.I. Joe Adventure Team".


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 March 5th, 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:

  • 50 years, 4 months and 29 days have passed since March 5th, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 5th, 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 5439600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 5th, 1970:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 5th, 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: March 5th, 1970 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

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.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • 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" - "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 5th of March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on March 5th, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 5th, 1970 was probably conceived around the 26th of May, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 5th, 1970 is the 13th of December, 1970. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 5th, 1970.

  • 18,414 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,590,969,600 seconds have passed since the March 5th, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,856,131,200 times.
  • Since March 5th, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 820,940,313,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 265,161,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 136,823,386 steps. That's about 60,810 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,091,635 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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