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July 27th, 1970

July 27th, 1970, fell on a Monday. It was day 208 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.

50 years, 2 months and 26 days have passed since July 27th, 1970.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 27th, 1970:

  • United States: Close To You - Carpenters
  • United Kingdom: The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley

Take Me Back!

The date is July 27th, 1970 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Close To You by Carpenters is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Bonanza", "Columbo.", "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "The Brady Bunch". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Underdog", "The New Adventures of Superman", "The Brady Bunch" and "The Clangers".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Etch A Sketch", "Lite-Brite", "Battleship (game)" and "Clackers".


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 27th, 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:

  • 50 years, 2 months and 26 days have passed since July 27th, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 27th, 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 17881200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 27th, 1970:

  • 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.
  • August 12th, 1970: Paris Saint-Germain F.C. is founded.
  • August 18th, 1970: 27-year-old Spanish actress Soledad Miranda dies in a car accident.
  • August 26th, 1970: 600,000 people attend the Isle of Wight Festival 1970.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 27th, 1970, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 27th, 1970 falls under the Salmon.
  • 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.
  • 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 27th of July:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on July 27th, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 27th, 1970 was probably conceived around the 17th of October, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 27th, 1970 is the 6th of May, 1971. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on July 27th, 1970.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 27th, 1970.

  • 18,350 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,585,440,000 seconds have passed since the July 27th, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,849,680,000 times.
  • Since July 27th, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 818,087,040,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 264,240,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 136,347,840 steps. That's about 60,599 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,025,280 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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