16th of June, 1970

The 16th of June, 1970, fell on a Tuesday. Day 167 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.

49 years, 8 months and 8 days have passed since the 16th of June, 1970.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 16th of June, 1970:

  • American football player Brian Piccolo passes away from cancer at the age of 26.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of June, 1970:

  • United States: The Long And Winding Road - Beatles
  • United Kingdom: In The Summertime - Mungo Jerry

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 16th of June, 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.

  • 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:

  • 49 years, 8 months and 8 days have passed since the 16th of June, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of June, 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 14338800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 16th of June, 1970:

  • 31st of May, 1970: The 1970 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Mexico.
  • 3rd of July, 1970: 112 people are killed when Dan-Air Flight 1903 crashes in Spain.
  • 5th of July, 1970: 109 people are killed when Air Canada Flight 621 crashes at Toronto International Airport.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 16th of June, 1970, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of June, 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 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 16th of June:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 16th of June, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of June, 1970 was probably conceived around the 6th of September, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of June, 1970 is the 26th of March, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

16th of June

Events that have occurred on the 16th of June:

  • 16th of June, 1961: Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev requests asylum in France.
  • 16th of June, 1972: 108 people are killed in France when two passenger trains collide with the debris of a collapsed tunnel.
  • 16th of June, 2009: The once-popular social network MySpace announces that it is laying off 30 percent of its staff.
  • 16th of June, 2015: Billionaire Donald Trump announces his candidacy for President of the United States.
  • 16th of June, 2015: E3 2015 takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
  • 16th of June, 1959: Actor George Reeves commits suicide at his home in Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles.
  • 16th of June, 1989: Ghostbusters II (1989) is released.
  • 16th of June, 1995: Batman Forever (1995), starring Val Kilmer, is released.
  • 16th of June, 1996: The Chicago Bulls win the 1996 NBA Finals after they defeat the Seattle SuperSonics 4-2.
  • 16th of June, 1997: Will Smith releases his song "Men in Black".
  • 16th of June, 1999: The animated movie Tarzan (1999) is released in movie theaters.
  • 16th of June, 2000: The movie Shaft (2000), starring Samuel L. Jackson, is released in cinemas.
  • 16th of June, 2006: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) is released.
  • 16th of June, 2010: AOL sell social networking website Bebo to Criterion Capital Partners.
  • 16th of June, 2011: Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner resigns following a "sexting scandal."
  • 16th of June, 2016: The Golden State Warriors win the 2015 NBA Finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-2.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of June, 1970.

  • 18,150 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,568,163,600 seconds have passed since the 16th of June, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,829,524,200 times.
  • Since the 16th of June, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 809,172,417,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 261,360,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 134,862,070 steps. That's about 59,939 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,817,963 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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