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1970 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1970

Ab urbe condita 2723
Armenian calendar 1419
Bahá'í calendar 126 – 127
Buddhist calendar 2514
Coptic calendar 1686 – 1687
Ethiopian calendar 1962 – 1963
Hebrew calendar 5730 5731
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2025 – 2026
 - Shaka Samvat 1892 – 1893
 - Kali Yuga 5071 – 5072
Holocene calendar 11970
Iranian calendar 1348 – 1349
Islamic calendar 1389 – 1390
Japanese calendar Shōwa


(昭和 45年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2630
Julian calendar 2015
Korean calendar 4303
Thai solar calendar 2513
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Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. It is the Unix epoch time and it was also the first year of the 1970s.

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January 20: Thames Barrier is planned.

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Apollo 13 crew postmission onboard USS Iwo Jima

April 17: Apollo 13 crew after splashdown.

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1974 Gremlin

April 1: New car: AMC Gremlin.

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World population Edit

World population
1970 1965 1975
World 3,692,492,000 3,334,874,000 Green Arrow Up 357,618,000 4,068,109,000 Green Arrow Up 375,617,000
Africa 357,283,000 313,744,000 Green Arrow Up 43,539,000 408,160,000 Green Arrow Up 50,877,000
Asia 2,143,118,000 1,899,424,000 Green Arrow Up 243,694,000 2,397,512,000 Green Arrow Up 254,394,000
Europe 655,855,000 634,026,000 Green Arrow Up 21,829,000 675,542,000 Green Arrow Up 19,687,000
Latin-America 284,856,000 250,452,000 Green Arrow Up 34,404,000 321,906,000 Green Arrow Up 37,050,000
North America 231,937,000 219,570,000 Green Arrow Up 12,367,000 243,425,000 Green Arrow Up 11,488,000
Oceania 19,443,000 17,657,000 Green Arrow Up 1,786,000 21,564,000 Green Arrow Up 2,121,000

Births Edit

January Edit

Skeet Ulrich 2010

Skeet Ulrich


Minnie Driver

February Edit

Simon Pegg by Gage Skidmore

Simon Pegg

March Edit

Rachel Weisz 2010 TIFF2

Rachel Weisz

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah

Vince Vaughn by Gage Skidmore

Vince Vaughn

April Edit

Uma Thurman Cannes 2011

Uma Thurman

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Tina Fey by David Shankbone

Tina Fey


Joseph Fiennes

June Edit

Paul Thomas Anderson 2007

Paul Thomas Anderson

Chris ODonnell Max Payne 2008

Chris O'Donnell

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Teemu Selanne on the ice November 2010

Teemu Selänne

August Edit

M. Night Shyamalan 2008 - still 40580 crop

M. Night Shyamalan

Claudia Schiffer

Claudia Schiffer

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Taraji Henson 2009

Taraji P. Henson

October Edit

Kelly Ripa by Keith Wills

Kelly Ripa

Damon cropped

Matt Damon

Kirk Cameron by Gage Skidmore

Kirk Cameron

November Edit

Ethan Hawke - 2009 Venice Film Festival

Ethan Hawke

Morgan Spurlock at the Tribeca Film Festival

Morgan Spurlock

December Edit

Sarah Silverman BBF 2010 Shankbone

Sarah Silverman

Jennifer Connelly 2005.2

Jennifer Connelly

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Jimi Hendrix 1967

Jimi Hendrix

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Nobel Prizes Edit

References Edit

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People of the year 1970 at Familypedia

44 people were born in 1970

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Paul Thomas Anderson (1970)Ernest Earle Anderson (1923-1997)Edwina Gough (1940)
Alexander Henry Fenwick Armstrong (1970-)Henry Angus Armstrong (1940)Emma Virginia Peronnet Thompson-McCausland (1942)
William Emerson Arnett (1970)Emerson James Arnett (living)Edith Alexandra Palk (living)
Dragoș Balcan (1970)Nicolae Balcan (1931-2000)Silvia (Lila) Dragomir (1937-2013)
James Clint Barlow (1970)Clinton Scott Barlow (1930-1999)Julie Garritsen (1932-2009)
Angela Renae Bookout (1970)Steven James Bookout (1948)Kathleen Sue Hedges (1948)
River Jude Bottom (1970-1993)John Lee Bottom (1947)Arlyn Sharon Dunetz (1944)
Bek David Campbell (1970)David Richard Campbell (1948)Bibbe Hansen (1952)
Michael Albert Canfield (1970-)Robert Eugene Canfield (1937-)Virginia Ann Stein (1937-2009)
Chantal Coster Cruijff (1970)Hendrik Johannes Cruijff (1947-2016)Diana Margaretha Coster (1949)
Alexandra De la Vega (1970)Rafael De la Vega (1943-2003)Michelle Hai (1944-2007)
Chimene Diaz (1970)Emilio Luis Diaz (1949-2008)Billie Joann Early (1950)
Joanna Forbes (living)Vernon George Forbes (living)Ruth Kirst (1939)
Csilla Fáy (1970)Árpád Fáy (1933)Emese Péter (1942)
Lubica Gabriskova (1970-)Pavel Gabriska (bef1970-)Dagmar Hollova (bef1970-)
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14 children were born to the 23 women born in 1970

206 people died in 1970

 FatherMotherAge at death
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Janet Abbot (1910-1970)
Angel Adelman (1917-1970)
George Ahrens (1886-1970)Charles Ahrens (1849-1935)Elizabeth T Turner (?-?)84
Dinu Alexandrescu (c1900-c1970)
Annie Andreou (1900-1970)
Albert Antinori (1900-1970)
Permilia Jane Arthur (1899-1970)George Lee Arthur (1870-1934)Rachel Elizabeth Hosey (1877-1950)
Lucy Auger (1900-1970)Pierre Auger (1876-1959)Francine Deletraz (1875-1949)
John Frederick Augustine (1886-1970)Jacob AugustinSusanna Mang84
Wilfred Watson Balgowan (1897-1970)Thomas Balgowan (1852-1912)Jemima Craig (1855-1931)73
Sarah Bar-Lev (1920-1970)Adam Bar-Lev (1896-1958)Christine Almog (1893-1948)
James Dalton Barber (1900-1970)John Henry Barber (1875-1938)Sarah F. Huffman (1880-1942)
Agnes Ethel Barnett (1880-1970)William Henry Barnett (bef1864-?)Agnes Ashenden (1862-1936)90
William Lannie Beard (1905-1970)Charles Edward "Charlie" BeardDollie Louella Barnett
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4606 people lived in 1970

Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Janet Abbot (1910-1970)
Julia Abbot (1900-1979)Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)Helen O'Malley (1879-1959)
Ethel Louise Abel (1891-1973)Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Amorette Eliza Avery (1868-1939)
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Elva Alice Abercrombie (1921-1985)Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Alice Elizabeth Harker (c1888-)
Adam Abernathy (1940-2006)James Abernathy (1912-1979)Arlene McGlinchey (1916-2000)
James Abernathy (1912-1979)
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Events of the year 1970 at FamilypediaEdit

32 people were married in 1970.

 Joined with
Elanor Abrahams (1939-2004)Alexander Litman (1937-1999)
Margaret Anne Ackerman (1945)Colin Francis Beer (bef1970)
William West Anderson (1928-2017)Billie Lou Yeager+Ngatokoruaimatauaia Frisbie Dawson +Marcelle Tagand Lear
Susan Antonia Bazley (1937)Peter Humphrey Alexander Van Oss (c1937)+William J. Vicary (-)
Alexandra Berkeley (1945-2000)Robert Strummer (1945-2013)
Abraham Bort (1939-2016)Ellen Bozeman (1943-2013)
Ellen Bozeman (1943-2013)Abraham Bort (1939-2016)
Maria Ciogolea (1945-2003)Vlad Pohrib (1944-1990)
Ineke C. Davelaar (1950-)Nico Tol (1951-)
Beulah Evinger (1895-1975)Lemuel Roy Keaton (1892-1964) + John F Holcomb (c1895-)
Robert Michael James Gascoyne-Cecil, 7th Marquess of Salisbury (1946)Hannah Stirling
Michael J Gast (1948)Susan Elizabeth Smith (1949)
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (1948-)Mary Elizabeth Aitcheson (1948-)
Geoffrey Ernest Hince (1925-1995)Betty Grace Whittle (1928-2009)+Paula Goodman+Brenda J Bull
Donald Wayne JenkinsLinda Nadine Dutruch
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There were 0 military battles in 1970.

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