June 4th, 1970

June 4th, 1970, fell on a Thursday. It was day 155 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.

50 years, 10 months and 14 days have passed since June 4th, 1970.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 4th, 1970:

  • United States: Everything Is Beautiful - Ray Stevens
  • United Kingdom: Yellow River - Christie

Take Me Back!

The date is June 4th, 1970 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Everything Is Beautiful by Ray Stevens is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Yellow River by Christie is the number one hit song. 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. In fashion, the hippie look from the 1960s is still popular. Clothing items such as tie dye shirts, bell-bottoms, midi skirts, gauchos and Mexican blouses are being worn by women. Meanwhile, men are wearing dark satin shirts, ethnic-looking tunics, bell bottom jeans, tweed sports jackets and turtlenecks. An air disaster film called "Airport" is currently being shown in movie theaters.

In Mexico, the 1970 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gunsmoke", "Here's Lucy" and "The Brady Bunch". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "JOT the Dot", "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo", "The Perils of Penelope Pitstop" and "Sesame Street".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Suzy Homemaker", "Clackers" 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 June 4th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 1970 FIFA World Cup

    The 1970 FIFA World Cup is taking place in Mexico. Brazil win the competition after defeating Italy 4-1.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 50 years, 10 months and 14 days have passed since June 4th, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 4th, 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 13302000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 4th, 1970:

  • May 6th, 1970: Football: Feyenoord win the European Cup after they defeat Celtic 2-1.
  • May 6th, 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.
  • May 9th, 1970: 100,000 people demonstrate against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C.
  • May 31st, 1970: The 1970 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Mexico.
  • This date: June 4th, 1970
  • June 16th, 1970: American football player Brian Piccolo passes away from cancer at the age of 26.
  • June 21st, 1970: Brazil win the 1970 FIFA World Cup after beating Italy 4-1.
  • July 3rd, 1970: 112 people are killed when Dan-Air Flight 1903 crashes in Spain.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 4th, 1970, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 4th, 1970 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • 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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • 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
  • Snoopy Astronaut (figure)
  • 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, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 4th of June:


US President

Who was the US President on June 4th, 1970?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 4th, 1970?

  • Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 4th, 1970 was probably conceived around the 25th of August, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 4th, 1970 is the 14th of March, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 4th, 1970.

  • 18,581 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,605,398,400 seconds have passed since the June 4th, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,872,964,800 times.
  • Since June 4th, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 828,385,574,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 267,566,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 138,064,262 steps. That's about 61,362 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,264,781 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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