The 13th of August, 1970, fell on a Thursday. Day 225 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.
49 years, 6 months and 4 days have passed since the 13th of August, 1970.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Alan Shearer: English soccer player.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 13th of August, 1970:
United States: Close To You - Carpenters
United Kingdom: The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley
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 13th of August, 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 13th of August:
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.
Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 13th of August, 1970.
18,085 days have passed since this date.
1,562,547,600 seconds have passed since the 13th of August, 1970.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,822,972,200 times.
Since the 13th of August, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 806,274,561,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 260,424,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 134,379,094 steps. That's about 59,724 miles!
Since this date, 18,750,571 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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