July 5th, 1970

July 5th, 1970, fell on a Sunday. Day 186 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.

49 years, 11 months and 2 days have passed since July 5th, 1970.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 5th, 1970:

  • 109 people are killed when Air Canada Flight 621 crashes at Toronto International Airport.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 5th, 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 July 5th, 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.
  • 49 years, 11 months and 2 days have passed since July 5th, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 5th, 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 15980400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 5th, 1970:

  • 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.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 5th, 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: July 5th, 1970 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

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 5th of July:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on July 5th, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 5th, 1970 was probably conceived around the 25th of September, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 5th, 1970 is the 14th of April, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

5th of July

Events that have occurred on the 5th of July:

  • July 5th, 1971: The voting age in the United States is reduced from 21 to 18.
  • July 5th, 1986: Queen headline at Slane.
  • July 5th, 1994: Amazon is founded.
  • July 5th, 2006: The CEO and chairman of Enron, Kenneth Lay, dies from a heart attack.
  • July 5th, 2003: Russian ice hockey player Roman Lyashenko commits suicide while on vacation in Antalya, Turkey.
  • July 5th, 2005: The single "Gold Digger" is released by rapper Kanye West.
  • July 5th, 2011: The song "Somebody That I Used to Know" is released by Gotye.
  • July 5th, 2011: Casey Anthony is found not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 5th, 1970.

  • 18,235 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,575,504,000 seconds have passed since the July 5th, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,838,088,000 times.
  • Since July 5th, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 812,960,064,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 262,584,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 135,493,344 steps. That's about 60,219 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,906,048 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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