The 18th of August, 1970, fell on a Tuesday. Day 230 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.
49 years, 5 months and 29 days have passed since the 18th of August, 1970.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 18th of August, 1970:
27-year-old Spanish actress Soledad Miranda dies in a car accident.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of August, 1970:
United States: Make It With You - Bread
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 18th 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 18th 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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of August, 1970.
18,079 days have passed since this date.
1,562,029,200 seconds have passed since the 18th of August, 1970.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,822,367,400 times.
Since the 18th of August, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 806,007,067,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 260,338,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 134,334,511 steps. That's about 59,704 miles!
Since this date, 18,744,350 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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