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November 27th, 1970.

November 27th, 1970, was a Friday. It was day 331 of 1970. The decade was the 1970s.

50 years, 6 months and 16 days have passed since November 27th, 1970.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On this day.

What happened on November 27th, 1970?

  • Benjamin Mendoza attempts to assassinate Pope Paul VI.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 27th, 1970.

  • United States: I Think I Love You - Partridge Family
  • United Kingdom: I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds
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The date is November 27th, 1970 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

It is Black Friday in the United States - a day that many consider to be the start of the Christmas shopping season. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song I Think I Love You by Partridge Family is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States and Edward Heath is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Dark Shadows", "The Brady Bunch" and "McCloud". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "JOT the Dot", "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo" and "Cattanooga Cats".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Army men, Clackers, Crissy (doll) 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 November 27th, 1970.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 50 years, 6 months and 16 days have passed since November 27th, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 48 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 27th, 1970, will be 50 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1970 belong to the Generation X generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 28508400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 27th, 1970.

  • November 9th, 1970: French leader Charles de Gaulle passes away at the age of 79.
  • 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 23rd, 1970: The song "My Sweet Lord" is released by George Harrison.
  • This date: November 27th, 1970
  • December 23rd, 1970: The North Tower of the World Trade Center is topped, making it the tallest building in the world.
  • December 24th, 1970: Disney releases the animated film "The Aristocats".

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 27th, 1970, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • 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 27th, 1970 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

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 Odd Couple - Starring Tony Randall as Felix Unger and Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison.
  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show - Sitcom about a career-oriented woman who moves to Minneapolis after separating from her partner.
  • The Flip Wilson Show - Variety show hosted by Flip Wilson.
  • McCloud - A New Mexico deputy marshall gets assigned to Manhattan's 27th Precinct.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on November 27th, 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
  • 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 November 27th, 1976 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 27th of November.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 27th of November.

  • Black Friday (USA)

US President.

Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on November 27th, 1970.

UK Prime Minister.

Edward Heath was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 27th, 1970.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 27th, 1970.

  • A total of 18,461 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,637 weeks have passed.
  • 1,595,030,400 seconds have passed since the November 27th, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,860,868,800 times.
  • Since November 27th, 1970, the earth has travelled approximately 823,035,686,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 265,838,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 137,172,614 steps. That's about 60,966 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,140,365 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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