9th of May, 1970

The 9th of May, 1970, fell on a Saturday. Day 129 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.

50 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since the 9th of May, 1970.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 9th of May, 1970:

  • 100,000 people demonstrate against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Ghostface Killah: Rapper.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 9th 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 9th 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.

  • 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 50 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since the 9th 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 9th of May, 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 11055600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 9th 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.
  • 13th of April, 1970: The crew of Apollo 13 are put in danger when an oxygen tank explodes.
  • 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.
  • 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 9th 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 9th of May, 1970 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 9th of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 9th of May:

  • Victory Day (Russia)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 9th of May, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 9th of May, 1970 was probably conceived around the 30th of July, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 9th of May, 1970 is the 16th of February, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

9th of May

Events that have occurred on the 9th of May:

  • 9th of May, 1865: The American Civil War ends.
  • 9th of May, 1977: 33 people are killed in a fire at Hotel Polen in Amsterdam.
  • 9th of May, 1987: 183 people are killed when LOT Flight 5055 Tadeusz Kosciuszko crashes in Warsaw, Poland.
  • 9th of May, 2001: 129 football fans die in a stampede in Ghana.
  • 9th of May, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard publishes his book "Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health"
  • 9th of May, 1980: Friday the 13th (1980) is released.
  • 9th of May, 1992: The final episode of "The Golden Girls" is aired.
  • 9th of May, 1992: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after defeating Sunderland 2-0.
  • 9th of May, 2010: Chelsea win the Premier League title after defeating Wigan 8-0 on the final day of the season.
  • 9th of May, 2011: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver end their relationship after 25 years of marriage.
  • 9th of May, 2012: Minecraft is released on the XBox 360.
  • 9th of May, 2013: Football: Manchester United announce that David Moyes will be taking over as manager.
  • 9th of May, 2017: Donald Trump fires FBI Director James Comey.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 9th of May, 1970.

  • 18,287 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,579,996,800 seconds have passed since the 9th of May, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,843,329,600 times.
  • Since the 9th of May, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 815,278,348,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 263,332,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 135,879,725 steps. That's about 60,391 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,959,962 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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