March 31st, 1970, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 90 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.
50 years, 9 months and 28 days have passed since March 31st, 1970.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 31st, 1970:
United States: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
United Kingdom: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
Take Me Back!
The date is March 31st, 1970 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer.
The song Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. 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.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Columbo.", "Here's Lucy" and "Marcus Welby, M.D.". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Underdog", "JOT the Dot", "The Pink Panther Show" and "Cattanooga Cats". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Motorific (slot car toys)", "Suzy Homemaker" and "Nerf Balls".
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 31st, 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.
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" 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 and information about this date:
50 years, 9 months and 28 days have passed since March 31st, 1970.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 1970.
Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on March 31st, 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 7686000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around March 31st, 1970:
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.
This date: March 31st, 1970
April 10th, 1970: The official break-up of The Beatles occurs when Paul McCartney announces that he is leaving the group.
April 11th, 1970: 74 people are killed when an avalanche occurs in the French Alps.
April 13th, 1970: The crew of Apollo 13 are put in danger when an oxygen tank explodes.
April 29th, 1970: FA Cup Final 1970: Goals from Peter Osgood and David Webb help Chelsea secure a 2-1 victory in a replay against Leeds United.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 31st, 1970, will have the star sign Aries.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: March 31st, 1970 falls under the Falcon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
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 Brady Bunch
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
The New Adventures of Superman
JOT the Dot
The Bugs Bunny Show
My Three Sons
1970 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1970:
G.I. Joe Adventure Team
Snoopy Astronaut (figure)
Motorific (slot car toys)
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Etch A Sketch
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of March:
Richard Nixon was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 31st, 1970?
Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on March 31st, 1970 was probably conceived around the 21st of June, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 31st, 1970 is the 8th of January, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 31st, 1970.
18,566 days have passed since this date.
1,604,106,000 seconds have passed since the March 31st, 1970.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,871,457,000 times.
Since March 31st, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 827,718,696,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 267,351,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 137,953,116 steps. That's about 61,312 miles!
Since this date, 19,249,272 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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