10th of April, 1970

The 10th of April, 1970, fell on a Friday. Day 100 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.

49 years, 10 months and 12 days have passed since the 10th of April, 1970.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 10th of April, 1970:

  • The official break-up of The Beatles occurs when Paul McCartney announces that he is leaving the group.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 10th of April, 1970:

  • United States: Let It Be - Beatles
  • United Kingdom: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel

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 10th of April, 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:

  • 49 years, 10 months and 12 days have passed since the 10th of April, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 10th of April, 1970, will be 49 years of age.
  • People born in 1970 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 8550000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 10th of April, 1970:

  • 16th of March, 1970: Motown singer Tammi Terrell passes away after battling cancer.
  • 18th of March, 1970: United States Postal Service workers in New York City go on strike.
  • 11th of April, 1970: 74 people are killed when an avalanche occurs in the French Alps.
  • 29th of April, 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.
  • 4th of May, 1970: Ohio National Guardsmen shoot and kill four Kent State University students at an anti-war protest.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Football: Feyenoord win the European Cup after they defeat Celtic 2-1.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 9th of May, 1970: 100,000 people demonstrate against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C..

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 10th of April, 1970, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 10th of April, 1970 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

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 10th of April:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 10th of April, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 10th of April, 1970 was probably conceived around the 1st of July, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 10th of April, 1970 is the 18th of January, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

10th of April

Events that have occurred on the 10th of April:

  • 10th of April, 1962: Ex-Beatles member Stuart Sutcliffe dies of an aneurysm.
  • 10th of April, 2010: Polish Air Force Tu-154 crashes. The President of Poland, Lech Kaczynski, is killed along with 95 people
  • 10th of April, 1992: The first episode of British police drama "Heartbeat" is aired.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 10th of April, 1970.

  • 18,215 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,573,779,600 seconds have passed since the 10th of April, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,836,076,200 times.
  • Since the 10th of April, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 812,070,273,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 262,296,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 135,345,046 steps. That's about 60,153 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,885,355 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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