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July 10, 1970

July 10, 1970, was a Friday. It was 53 years, 10 months, and 19 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Birthdays

Born on July 10, 1970

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Music charts

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on July 10, 1970:

  • United States: "Mama Told Me" by Three Dog Night
  • United Kingdom: "In The Summertime" by Mungo Jerry

The Billboard Hot 100 on July 10, 1970

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • The Love You Save/I Found That Girl - Jackson 5
  • Mama Told Me (Not To Come) - Three Dog Night
  • Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today) - The Temptations
  • The Long And Winding Road/For You Blue - The Beatles
  • Hitchin' A Ride - Vanity Fare
Play the top songs from 1970
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1970. Take a trip back to the days of the Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, Aretha Franklin, Joni Mitchell and the Jackson 5.
Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Beneath the Planet of the Apes" was at the top of the box office on July 10, 1970.

Facts

This date was 19,682 days ago. Approximately 656 months have passed. It was the 191st day of 1970, in week 28. The decade was the seventies. People born on this day are currently 53 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. We have gone through approximately 219 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to July 10, 1970

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

It is Friday, July 10, 1970. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. People have "that Friday feeling" and are excited for the weekend.

The 4th of July celebrations in America have come and passed. The summer of 1970 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. In America, the song "Mama Told Me" by Three Dog Night is at the top of the singles charts, while "In The Summertime" by Mungo Jerry is the number-one song in the UK.

Richard Nixon is the President of the United States, and the movie Beneath the Planet of the Apes is at the top of the box office. Edward Heath is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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 fashion, the hippie look from the 1960s is still popular. Clothing items such as tie dye shirts, bell-bottoms, midi skirts, gauchos and Mexican blouses are being worn by women. Meanwhile, men are wearing dark satin shirts, ethnic-looking tunics, bell bottom jeans, tweed sports jackets and turtlenecks. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Charles de Gaulle, and Sonny Liston would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Adam-12", "The Courtship of Eddie's Father", "Marcus Welby, M.D.", and "Medical Center".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Heckle and Jeckle", "My Three Sons", "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo", and "Joe 90". Popular toys at the moment include Motorific (slot car toys), Operation, Battleship (game), and G.I. Joe Adventure Team.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on July 10, 1970.

  • Wallpaper.

    Wallpaper

    Wallpaper was extremely common in people's homes throughout the 1970s and 1980s. It wasn't until the mid-late 1980s that "modernism" started to creep in.
  • Office workers are using typewriters.

    Office workers are using typewriters

    Although personal computers began to emerge during the 1970s, typewriters were still the norm for most office workers.
  • The Vietnam War is still ongoing.

    The Vietnam War is still ongoing

    The war in Vietnam was still ongoing. However, by this stage, the conflict had become deeply unpopular with most Americans. Troop numbers in the country were starting to reduce, having reached their peak two years prior. In 1970, 6,081 US service personnel were killed in action.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1970?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1970?

    The best NBA players in 1970 were Willis Reed, Billy Cunningham, Connie Hawkins, Jerry West and Walt Frazier.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    In 1970, the best soccer players were Gerd Müller, Bobby Moore, Luigi Riva, Franz Beckenbauer, Wolfgang Overath, Dragan Džajić, Johan Cruyff, Gordon Banks and Alessandro Mazzola.
  • Patton.

    Patton

    "Patton" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1970.
  • Simon & Garfunkel - "Bridge over Troubled Water"

    Simon & Garfunkel - "Bridge over Troubled Water"

    "Bridge over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel won a Grammy for 1970's Song of the Year.
  • 1970 in movies.

    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.
  • Willy Brandt.

    Willy Brandt

    West Germany's Chancellor Willy Brandt was named Time Person of the Year in 1970 due to his attempts to establish a fresh relationship between East and West.
  • 1970 in music.

    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.
  • The Volkswagen Beetle.

    The Volkswagen Beetle

    The Volkswagen Beetle was one of the most common cars on the road. Sales of the vehicle increased following the release of the 1968 film The Love Bug (and its subsequent spin-offs).
  • The Hippie movement.

    The Hippie movement

    The hippie counterculture reached its peak during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The movement, which sprung up in opposition to the Vietnam War, was centered around peace, psychedelic music, sexual liberation, bright colors, and drugs such as LSD and marijuana.
  • Lava lamps are all the rage.

    Lava lamps are all the rage

    Sales of lava lamps increased in the late 1960s. It wasn't until the second half of the 1970s that they started to go out of fashion.
  • The afro hairstyle is at its peak in popularity.

    The afro hairstyle is at its peak in popularity

    The afro hairstyle took off during the 1960s and early 1970s. Public figures such as Angela Davis, Pam Grier, Jimi Hendrix, and the Jackson 5 were among those who sported the style.
  • Color TV.

    Color TV

    Although color television was rising in popularity, black-and-white TV sets were still the most popular.
  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone

    Push-button telephones were beginning to replace the older rotary-style landlines.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on July 10, 1970.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to July 10, 1970.

  • June 16, 1970: American football player Brian Piccolo passes away from cancer at the age of 26.
  • June 21, 1970: Brazil win the 1970 FIFA World Cup after beating Italy 4-1.
  • June 23, 1970: Rock and Roll singer Chubby Checker is arrested in Niagara Falls after US Customs officials discover marijuana in his car.
  • July 3, 1970: 112 people are killed when Dan-Air Flight 1903 crashes in Spain.
  • July 5, 1970: 109 people are killed when Air Canada Flight 621 crashes at Toronto International Airport.
  • This date: July 10, 1970
  • July 15, 1970: The trial of Charles Manson begins.
  • July 24, 1970: Charles Manson appears in court with an "X" carved into his forehead.
  • August 5, 1970: Black Panthers founder Huey Newton is released after murder charges against him are overturned.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 10, 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 10, 1970 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

1970s fashion

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

1970s fashion

Television shows

TV shows in 1970

The following TV shows were popular in July 1970:

TV shows from July 1970.

Nanny and the Professor
Nanny and the Professor
The Brady Bunch
The Brady Bunch
Medical Center
Medical Center
Marcus Welby, M.D.
Marcus Welby, M.D.
The Courtship of Eddie's Father
The Courtship of Eddie's Father
Room 222
Room 222
The Main Chance
The Main Chance
Hee Haw
Hee Haw
Here's Lucy
Here's Lucy
Adam-12
Adam-12
Hawaii Five-O
Hawaii Five-O
Columbo
Columbo

Cars in 1970

1970 saw the introduction of cars such as the Dodge Colt, the Toyota Carina, the Range Rover, the Ford Pinto, the AMC Gremlin, and the Chevrolet Vega.

Cars in 1970.

Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on July 10, 1970

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1970:

The Clangers
The Clangers
Sesame Street
Sesame Street
The Brady Bunch
The Brady Bunch

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines
Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines
Cattanooga Cats
Cattanooga Cats
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop
The Pink Panther Show
The Pink Panther Show
Skyhawks
Skyhawks
H.R. Pufnstuf
H.R. Pufnstuf
Joe 90
Joe 90
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1970

Toys and games that were popular in 1970:

G.I. Joe Adventure Team
G.I. Joe Adventure Team
Nerf Balls
Nerf Balls
Snoopy Astronaut (figure)
Snoopy Astronaut (figure)
Frisbee
Frisbee
Crissy (doll)
Crissy (doll)
Clackers
Clackers
Battleship (game)
Battleship (game)
Lite-Brite
Lite-Brite
Twister mat
Twister mat
Suzy Homemaker
Suzy Homemaker
Operation
Operation
Motorific (slot car toys)
Motorific (slot car toys)

Were you born on July 10, 1970?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1970.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out July 10, 1976, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on July 10.

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla

Inventor Deceased
Born on July 10, 1856
He was not alive on this date.

Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara

Actress
Born on July 10, 1972
She was born exactly 2 years after this date.

Stefán Karl Stefánsson

Stefán Karl Stefánsson

Actor Deceased
Born on July 10, 1975
He was born exactly 5 years after this date.

Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson

Singer
Born on July 10, 1980
She was born exactly 10 years after this date.

Perrie Edwards

Perrie Edwards

English singer
Born on July 10, 1993
She was born exactly 23 years after this date.

Angus Cloud

Angus Cloud

Actor Deceased
Born on July 10, 1998
He was born exactly 28 years after this date.

USA

US President

Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on July 10, 1970.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Edward Heath was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 10, 1970 was most likely conceived around October 17, 1969.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 10, 1970 is close to April 2, 1971.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about July 10, 1970:

  • 19,682 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,811 weeks have passed.
  • 1,700,524,800 seconds have passed since July 10, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,983,945,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 877,470,796,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 283,420,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 146,245,133 steps. That's roughly 64,998 miles.
  • 20,406,298 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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