August 29th, 1970, fell on a Saturday. It was day 241 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.
50 years, 2 months and 2 days have passed since August 29th, 1970.
Events that occurred on August 29th, 1970:
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 29th, 1970:
The date is August 29th, 1970 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The summer of 1970 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. In America, the song War by Edwin Starr 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 "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gunsmoke", "Here's Lucy" and "Marcus Welby, M.D.".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "My Three Sons", "The New Adventures of Superman" and "The Perils of Penelope Pitstop". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Battleship (game)", "Clackers", "Crissy (doll)" and "Nerf Balls".
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 August 29th, 1970.
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.
West Germany Chancellor Willy Brandt was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1970.
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.
"Bridge over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel would go on to win a Grammy for 1970's Song of the Year.
"Patton" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1970.
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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"
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