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September 7th, 1970.

September 7th, 1970, was a Monday. It was day 250 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.

51 years and 10 days have passed since September 7th, 1970.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 7th, 1970.

  • United States: War - Edwin Starr
  • United Kingdom: Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson & Miracles
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Getting Straight

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Getting Straight" was at the top of the box office on September 7th, 1970.

Comments about September 7th, 1970.

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Carmel

My beloved son Michael was born on this date. 7th September 1979 at 3pm, but unfortunately I lost him three years later on 13th October 1973. One never forgets the heartbreak.
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Take me back to September 7th, 1970!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 7th, 1970 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.

In America, the song War by Edwin Starr is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & Miracles is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States and the movie Getting Straight is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Edward Heath is the current Prime Minister. 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 be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Bonanza", "Dark Shadows" and "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Lassie", "Underdog", "The Perils of Penelope Pitstop" and "The Clangers".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, Suzy Homemaker, Lite-Brite and Frisbee.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on September 7th, 1970.

  • The Vietnam War is still ongoing.

    The Vietnam War is still ongoing.

    During 1970, the war in Vietnam was still ongoing. By this stage, the conflict had become deeply unpopular with most Americans. Troop numbers in the country started to be reduced, 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 1970?

    Who were the best football players in 1970?

    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 Chancellor Willy Brandt was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1970.

  • 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 Hippie movement.

    The Hippie movement.

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the hippie counterculture was at its height in popularity. 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.

    In the late 1960s, sales of lava lamps took off. 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.

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the afro hairstyle was at its peak in popularity. 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.

    Around this period, color television was continuing to rise in popularity. However, black-and-white TV sets were still the most-purchased.

  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone.

    During this period, push-button telephones started to replace the older rotary style landlines.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 51 years and 10 days have passed since September 7th, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 37 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 7th, 1970, will be 51 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1970 belong to the Generation X generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 21510000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 7th, 1970.

  • August 11th, 1970: Muhammad Ali is granted a license to box for the first time since his draft refusal.
  • 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 23rd, 1970: Salad Bowl strike: The largest farm worker strike in US history begins.
  • August 24th, 1970: A university physics researcher is killed after Vietnam War protesters bomb Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
  • August 26th, 1970: 600,000 people attend the Isle of Wight Festival 1970.
  • August 29th, 1970: Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar is killed by an LA County Sheriff deputy during the National Chicano Moratorium March against the Vietnam War.
  • September 6th, 1970: Palestinian terrorists hijack two passenger jets that are flying between Europe and the United States.
  • This date: September 7th, 1970
  • September 11th, 1970: 310 hostages are released by Palestinian plane hijackers at Dawson's Field near Zarqa, Jordan.
  • September 18th, 1970: Guitar legend Jimi Hendrix is found dead after an overdose on barbiturates.
  • September 19th, 1970: The first Glastonbury Festival is held.
  • September 21st, 1970: NFL: Monday Night Football is aired for the first time on ABC.
  • September 28th, 1970: Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser dies of a heart attack after 16 years in power.
  • October 3rd, 1970: U.S. President Richard Nixon visits Ireland.
  • October 4th, 1970: Singer-songwriter Janis Joplin is found dead after a suspected heroin overdose.
  • October 5th, 1970: Charles Manson attempts to attack the judge presiding over his trial.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 7th, 1970, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 7th, 1970 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • The Brady Bunch - Sitcom about a large family with six children.
  • Marcus Welby, M.D. - Medical drama television program.
  • The Courtship of Eddie's Father - American sitcom starring Bill Bixby as Tom Corbett and Brandon Cruz as Eddie Corbett.
  • Here's Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.
  • Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - Sketch comedy program starring Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.
  • Dark Shadows - Gothic soap opera about the psychotic Collins family.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

Kid's TV shows on September 7th, 1970.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie

Popular toys and games in 1970.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1970.

  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Nerf Balls
  • Snoopy Astronaut (figure)
  • Frisbee
  • Crissy (doll)
  • Clackers
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Suzy Homemaker
  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • The Easy-Bake Oven
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out September 7th, 1976 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on September 7th.

Elizabeth I of England

Queen of England. Deceased
Born on September 7th, 1533
She was not alive on this date.

Buddy Holly

Musician. Deceased
Born on September 7th, 1936
He was not alive on this date.

Eazy E

Rapper. Deceased
Born on September 7th, 1963
He turned 7 on this day in 1970.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 7th of September.

  • Labor Day (USA)

US President.

Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on September 7th, 1970.

UK Prime Minister.

Edward Heath was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 7th, 1970.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 7th, 1970 was most likely conceived around the 28th of November, 1969.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 7th, 1970 is close to the 17th of June, 1971.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 7th, 1970.

  • A total of 18,638 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,662 weeks have passed.
  • 1,610,323,200 seconds have passed since the September 7th, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,878,710,400 times.
  • Since September 7th, 1970, the earth has travelled approximately 830,926,771,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 268,387,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 138,487,795 steps. That's about 61,550 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,323,878 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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