The 5th of July, 1970, fell on a Sunday. Day 186 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.
49 years, 6 months and 20 days have passed since the 5th of July, 1970.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 5th of July, 1970:
109 people are killed when Air Canada Flight 621 crashes at Toronto International Airport.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of July, 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 the 5th of July, 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.
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.
West Germany Chancellor Willy Brandt was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1970.
"Patton" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of July:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of July, 1970.
18,101 days have passed since this date.
1,563,930,000 seconds have passed since the 5th of July, 1970.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,824,585,000 times.
Since the 5th of July, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 806,987,880,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 260,655,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 134,497,980 steps. That's about 59,777 miles!
Since this date, 18,767,160 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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