June 26th, 1970

June 26th, 1970, fell on a Friday. Day 177 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.

49 years, 11 months and 10 days have passed since June 26th, 1970.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Nick Offerman: Actor.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 26th, 1970:

  • United States: The Love You Save - Jackson Five
  • 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 June 26th, 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:

  • 49 years, 11 months and 10 days have passed since June 26th, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 26th, 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 15202800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 26th, 1970:

  • May 31st, 1970: The 1970 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Mexico.
  • June 16th, 1970: American football player Brian Piccolo passes away from cancer at the age of 26.
  • 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 26th, 1970, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 26th, 1970 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • 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 26th of June:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on June 26th, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 26th, 1970 was probably conceived around the 16th of September, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 26th, 1970 is the 5th of April, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

26th of June

Events that have occurred on the 26th of June:

  • June 26th, 1977: Elvis Presley holds his last concert.
  • June 26th, 1977: A 16-year-old girl called Jayne Macdonald is murdered by the Yorkshire Ripper in Leeds, England.
  • June 26th, 1996: Irish journalist Veronica Guerin is murdered.
  • June 26th, 1979: The James Bond film Moonraker (1979) is released in cinemas.
  • June 26th, 1981: The film Stripes (1981), starring Bill Murray, is released in movie theaters.
  • June 26th, 1987: Full Metal Jacket (1987) is released.
  • June 26th, 1997: J. K. Rowling publishes her first Harry Potter book: "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone."
  • June 26th, 2008: The Hurt Locker (2008) is released in cinemas.
  • June 26th, 2012: Football: Olivier Giroud signs for Arsenal.
  • June 26th, 2013: NFL player Aaron Hernandez is charged with murder.
  • June 26th, 2014: Luis Suarez is suspended for nine international matches for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 26th, 1970.

  • 18,243 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,576,195,200 seconds have passed since the June 26th, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,838,894,400 times.
  • Since June 26th, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 813,316,723,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 262,699,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 135,552,787 steps. That's about 60,246 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,914,342 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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