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November 9, 1970

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

53 years, 3 months, and 22 days have passed since November 9, 1970.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on November 9, 1970?

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

Born on November 9, 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 9, 1970:

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on November 9, 1970

These were the top five songs on 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 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 9, 1970.

Facts

This date occurred 19,471 days ago. Approximately 649 months have passed. It was the 313th day of 1970, in week 46. The decade was the seventies. People who were born on November 9, 1970, are now 53 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. The Earth has experienced 216 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to November 9, 1970

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is November 9, 1970, and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. The weekend has just passed, so some people are feeling a bit down. Others are tired after partying too much.

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 at the top of the singles charts, while "Woodstock" by Matthews Southern Comfort is the number-one song in the UK. Richard Nixon is the President of the United States, and the movie Trog is at the top of the box office.

Edward Heath is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gunsmoke", "Here's Lucy", and "Room 222". 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 Sonny Liston, Coco Chanel, Igor Stravinsky, and Jim Morrison would all still be alive. Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Archie Show", "The Pink Panther Show", "Cattanooga Cats", and "The Brady Bunch".

Children are playing with toys such as Army men, Suzy Homemaker, Lite-Brite, and G.I. Joe Adventure Team.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on November 9, 1970.

  • Wallpaper.

    Wallpaper

    Wallpaper was extremely common in people's homes throughout the 1970s and 1980s. It wasn't until the mid-late 1980s that "modernism" started to creep in.
  • Office workers are using typewriters.

    Office workers are using typewriters

    Although personal computers began to emerge during the 1970s, typewriters were still the norm for most office workers.
  • The Vietnam War is still ongoing.

    The Vietnam War is still ongoing

    The war in Vietnam was still ongoing. However, by this stage, the conflict had become deeply unpopular with most Americans. Troop numbers in the country were starting to reduce, 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.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    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's Chancellor Willy Brandt was named Time Person of the Year in 1970 due to his attempts to establish a fresh relationship between East and West.
  • 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 Volkswagen Beetle.

    The Volkswagen Beetle

    The Volkswagen Beetle was one of the most common cars on the road. Sales of the vehicle increased following the release of the 1968 film The Love Bug (and its subsequent spin-offs).
  • The Hippie movement.

    The Hippie movement

    The hippie counterculture reached its peak during the late 1960s and early 1970s. 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

    Sales of lava lamps increased in the late 1960s. 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

    The afro hairstyle took off during the 1960s and early 1970s. 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

    Although color television was rising in popularity, black-and-white TV sets were still the most popular.
  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone

    Push-button telephones were beginning to replace the older rotary-style landlines.

Personality traits

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

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around November 9, 1970.

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

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 9, 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 9, 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.

1970s fashion

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

1970s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in November 1970

The following TV shows were popular in November 1970:

TV shows from November 1970.

The Partridge Family
The Partridge Family
The Odd Couple
The Odd Couple
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
The Flip Wilson Show
The Flip Wilson Show
McCloud
McCloud
Nanny and the Professor
Nanny and the Professor
The Brady Bunch
The Brady Bunch
Medical Center
Medical Center
Marcus Welby, M.D.
Marcus Welby, M.D.
The Courtship of Eddie's Father
The Courtship of Eddie's Father
Room 222
Room 222
The Main Chance
The Main Chance
Hee Haw
Hee Haw
Here's Lucy
Here's Lucy
Adam-12
Adam-12
Hawaii Five-O
Hawaii Five-O
Columbo
Columbo
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
Bonanza
Bonanza
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
What's My Line?
What's My Line?
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan 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

Cartoons and children's TV shows in November 1970

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Groovie Goolies
Groovie Goolies
Josie and the Pussycats
Josie and the Pussycats

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

Toys in 1970

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

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 November 9, 1970?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out November 9, 1976, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan

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

Lou Ferrigno

Lou Ferrigno

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

Jill Dando

Jill Dando

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

Nick Lachey

Nick Lachey

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

Alessandro Del Piero

Alessandro Del Piero

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

Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack

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

USA

US President

Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on November 9, 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 9, 1970 was most likely conceived around February 16, 1970.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 9, 1970 is close to August 2, 1971.

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Stats for November 9, 1970

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about November 9, 1970:

  • 19,471 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,781 weeks have passed.
  • 1,682,298,000 seconds have passed since November 9, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,962,681,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 868,065,768,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 280,383,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 144,677,628 steps. That's roughly 64,301 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,187,576 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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