October 5th, 1970, fell on a Monday. It was day 278 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.
49 years, 11 months and 16 days have passed since October 5th, 1970.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 5th, 1970:
The date is October 5th, 1970 and it's a Monday. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear.
In America, the song Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Band Of Gold by Freda Payne 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", "Marcus Welby, M.D.", "McCloud" and "The Flip Wilson Show". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "My Three Sons", "The Banana Splits", "The Pink Panther Show" and "Sesame Street".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Etch A Sketch", "Easy-Bake Oven", "Suzy Homemaker" and "Crissy (doll)".
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 October 5th, 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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