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November 9th, 1970.

November 9th, 1970, was a Monday. It was day 313 of 1970. The decade was the Seventies.

52 years and 29 days have passed since November 9th, 1970.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on November 9th, 1970?

  • French leader Charles de Gaulle passes away at the age of 79.
Birthdays

Born on November 9th, 1970.

People who were born on this exact date.

Song charts

Music charts.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on November 9th, 1970.

  • United States: I'll Be There - The Jackson Five
  • United Kingdom: Woodstock - Matthews Southern Comfort

The Billboard Hot 100 on November 9th, 1970.

These were the top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • I'll Be There - Jackson 5
  • We've Only Just Begun - Carpenters
  • Fire And Rain - James Taylor
  • Green-Eyed Lady - Sugarloaf
  • Indiana Wants Me - R. Dean Taylor
Play the top singles from the year 1970.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1970. Take a trip back to the days of the Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, Aretha Franklin, Joni Mitchell and the Jackson 5.
Trog

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Trog" was at the top of the Box Office on November 9th, 1970.

Take me back to November 9th, 1970!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is November 9th, 1970, and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song I'll Be There by The Jackson Five is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Woodstock by Matthews Southern Comfort is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Trog 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 Charles de Gaulle, Sonny Liston, Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Room 222", "The Courtship of Eddie's Father", "The Brady Bunch" and "The Odd Couple". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "JOT the Dot", "The Adventures of Gulliver", "Groovie Goolies" and "Sabrina the Teenage Witch".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Etch A Sketch, Operation, Clackers and Nerf Balls.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on November 9th, 1970.

  • People are using wallpaper to decorate their homes.

    People are using wallpaper to decorate their homes.

    Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, wallpaper was extremely common in people's homes. It wasn't until the mid-late 1980s that "modernism" started to creep in.

  • 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.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 52 years and 29 days have passed since November 9th, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 46 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on November 9th, 1970 will be 52 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1970 belong to the Generation X generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 26953200.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around November 9th, 1970.

  • October 10th, 1970: Quebec's Deputy Premier Pierre Laporte is kidnapped by the FLQ.
  • October 15th, 1970: 35 workers are killed in Melbourne, Australia, after a section of the West Gate Bridge collapses during construction.
  • October 26th, 1970: Elton John releases his single "Your Song".
  • October 30th, 1970: The Doors singer Jim Morrison is sentenced to six months in prison for indecent exposure and profanity. However, he remains free on a $50,000 bond.
  • November 8th, 1970: The first episode of the British comedy series "The Goodies" is aired on TV.
  • This date: November 9th, 1970
  • November 13th, 1970: An estimated 500,000 people are killed when a tropical cyclone hits Bangladesh.
  • November 14th, 1970: 75 people are killed when Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes near Huntington, West Virginia.
  • November 14th, 1970: The Osmonds release their song "One Bad Apple".
  • November 17th, 1970: United States Army officer William Calley goes on trial for his role in the Mỹ Lai massacre.
  • November 23rd, 1970: The song "My Sweet Lord" is released by George Harrison.
  • November 27th, 1970: Benjamin Mendoza attempts to assassinate Pope Paul VI.
  • December 2nd, 1970: The US Environmental Protection Agency begins operating.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 9th, 1970, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 9th, 1970 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on November 9th, 1970.

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Photos of 1970s fashion.

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in November, 1970.

TV shows from November, 1970.

The Partridge Family
The Partridge Family
Musical sitcom starring Shirley Jones.

The Odd Couple
The Odd Couple
Starring Tony Randall as Felix Unger and Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison.

The Mary Tyler Moore Show
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Sitcom about a career-oriented woman who moves to Minneapolis after separating from her partner.

The Flip Wilson Show
The Flip Wilson Show
Variety show hosted by Flip Wilson.

McCloud
McCloud
A New Mexico deputy marshall gets assigned to Manhattan's 27th Precinct.

Nanny and the Professor
Nanny and the Professor
Sitcom starring Juliet Mills and Richard Long.

The Brady Bunch
The Brady Bunch
Sitcom about a large family with six children.

Medical Center
Medical Center
American medical drama series starring James Daly, Chad Everett and Audrey Totter.

Marcus Welby, M.D.
Marcus Welby, M.D.
Medical drama television program.

The Courtship of Eddie's Father
The Courtship of Eddie's Father
American sitcom starring Bill Bixby as Tom Corbett and Brandon Cruz as Eddie Corbett.

Room 222
Room 222
American comedy-drama series about a history class in an LA school.

The Main Chance
The Main Chance
British TV series about a solicitor who moves from London to Leeds.

Hee Haw
Hee Haw
American variety show that featured country music and humor.

Here's Lucy
Here's Lucy
Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.

Adam-12
Adam-12
Police drama series that was set in LA.

Hawaii Five-O
Hawaii Five-O
Police drama series.

Columbo
Columbo
Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
Sketch comedy program starring Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Gothic soap opera about the psychotic Collins family.

Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
British sitcom starring Harry H. Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell.

Bonanza
Bonanza
American Western series.

Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
Western drama series.

What's My Line?
What's My Line?
Panel game show.

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety show.

Cars in 1970.

1970 saw the introduction of cars such as the Dodge Colt, the Toyota Carina, the Range Rover, the Ford Pinto, the AMC Gremlin and the Chevrolet Vega.

Cars in 1970.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on November 9th, 1970.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1970.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Groovie Goolies
Groovie Goolies

Josie and the Pussycats
Josie and the Pussycats

Harlem Globetrotters
Harlem Globetrotters

The Clangers
The Clangers

Sesame Street
Sesame Street

The Brady Bunch
The Brady Bunch

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!

Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines
Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines

Cattanooga Cats
Cattanooga Cats

The Perils of Penelope Pitstop
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop

The Pink Panther Show
The Pink Panther Show

Skyhawks
Skyhawks

H.R. Pufnstuf
H.R. Pufnstuf

The Adventures of Gulliver
The Adventures of Gulliver

The Archie Show
The Archie Show

The Banana Splits
The Banana Splits

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
Skippy the Bush Kangaroo

Spider-Man
Spider-Man

The New Adventures of Superman
The New Adventures of Superman

JOT the Dot
JOT the Dot

Underdog
Underdog

The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show

My Three Sons
My Three Sons

Heckle and Jeckle
Heckle and Jeckle

Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo

Lassie
Lassie

Toys

Popular toys and games in 1970.

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

G.I. Joe Adventure Team
G.I. Joe Adventure Team

Nerf Balls
Nerf Balls

Snoopy Astronaut (figure)
Snoopy Astronaut (figure)

Frisbee
Frisbee

Crissy (doll)
Crissy (doll)

Clackers
Clackers

Battleship (game)
Battleship (game)

Lite-Brite
Lite-Brite

Twister mat
Twister mat

Suzy Homemaker
Suzy Homemaker

Operation
Operation

Motorific (slot car toys)
Motorific (slot car toys)

Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots

Army men
Army men

The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven

Ken (doll)
Ken (doll)

Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch

Troll doll
Troll doll

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 you should check out November 9th, 1976 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on November 9th.

Carl Sagan

Scientist. Deceased
Born on November 9th, 1934
He turned 36 on this day in 1970.

Lou Ferrigno

Actor.
Born on November 9th, 1951
He turned 19 on this day in 1970.

Jill Dando

TV presenter. Deceased
Born on November 9th, 1961
She turned 9 on this day in 1970.

Nick Lachey

Singer.
Born on November 9th, 1973
He was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Alessandro Del Piero

Italian soccer player.
Born on November 9th, 1974
He was born exactly 4 years after this date.

Caroline Flack

English TV presenter. Deceased
Born on November 9th, 1979
She was born exactly 9 years after this date.

USA

US President.

Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on November 9th, 1970.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Edward Heath was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 9th, 1970 was most likely conceived around February 16th, 1970.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 9th, 1970 is close to August 2nd, 1971.

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Stats for November 9th, 1970

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 9th, 1970.

  • A total of 19,022 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,717 weeks have passed.
  • 1,643,504,400 seconds have passed since the November 9th, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,917,421,800 times.
  • Since November 9th, 1970, the Earth has travelled approximately 848,048,270,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 273,917,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 141,341,378 steps. That's about 62,818 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,722,053 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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