June 16th, 1970

June 16th, 1970, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 167 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.

50 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since June 16th, 1970.


On This Date

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

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

Take Me Back!

The date is June 16th, 1970 and it's a Tuesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song The Long And Winding Road by The Beatles is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States. 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 Mexico, the 1970 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza", "Here's Lucy" and "Marcus Welby, M.D.". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Lassie", "Spider-Man", "The Brady Bunch" and "The Clangers".

Popular toys include the likes of "Clackers", "Crissy (doll)", "Frisbee" and "G.I. Joe Adventure Team".


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 16th, 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:

  • 50 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since June 16th, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 16th, 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 14338800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 16th, 1970:

  • May 31st, 1970: The 1970 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Mexico.
  • July 3rd, 1970: 112 people are killed when Dan-Air Flight 1903 crashes in Spain.
  • July 5th, 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 June 16th, 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: June 16th, 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.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • 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" - "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 June 16th, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 18,287 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,579,996,800 seconds have passed since the June 16th, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,843,329,600 times.
  • Since June 16th, 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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