6th of May, 1970

The 6th of May, 1970, fell on a Wednesday. Day 126 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.

49 years, 8 months and 19 days have passed since the 6th of May, 1970.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 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.
  • Football: Feyenoord win the European Cup after they defeat Celtic 2-1.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of May, 1970:

  • United States: American Woman - Guess Who
  • United Kingdom: Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum

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 6th of May, 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.

  • 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.

  • Willy Brandt.

    West Germany Chancellor Willy Brandt was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1970.

  • Patton

    "Patton" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 49 years, 8 months and 19 days have passed since the 6th of May, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of May, 1970, will be 49 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 10796400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 6th of May, 1970:

  • 10th of April, 1970: The official break-up of The Beatles occurs when Paul McCartney announces that he is leaving the group.
  • 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.
  • 9th of May, 1970: 100,000 people demonstrate against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C..
  • 31st of May, 1970: The 1970 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Mexico.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 6th of May, 1970, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of May, 1970 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 6th of May, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of May, 1970 was probably conceived around the 27th of July, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of May, 1970 is the 13th of February, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

6th of May

Events that have occurred on the 6th of May:

  • 6th of May, 1527: The Sack of Rome occurs.
  • 6th of May, 1960: The Civil Rights Act of 1960 is signed into law.
  • 6th of May, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
  • 6th of May, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • 6th of May, 1994: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.
  • 6th of May, 2002: The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
  • 6th of May, 2002: Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
  • 6th of May, 1961: FA Cup Final 1961: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Leicester City 2-0.
  • 6th of May, 1972: FA Cup Final 1972: A goal from Allan Clarke helps Leeds United secure a 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 1978: A goal from Roger Osborne helps Ipswich Town win the FA Cup Final with a 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
  • 6th of May, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2009: "It's a disgrace!": Barcelona knock Chelsea out of the Champions League after a number of controversial refereeing decisions go their way.
  • 6th of May, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of May, 1970.

  • 18,161 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,569,114,000 seconds have passed since the 6th of May, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,830,633,000 times.
  • Since the 6th of May, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 809,662,824,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 261,519,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 134,943,804 steps. That's about 59,975 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,829,368 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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