The Info List - 1970

was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1970th year of the Common Era
Common Era
(CE) and Anno Domini
Anno Domini
(AD) designations, the 970th year of the 2nd millennium, the 70th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1970s


1 Events

1.1 January 1.2 February 1.3 March 1.4 April 1.5 May 1.6 June 1.7 July 1.8 August 1.9 September 1.10 October 1.11 November 1.12 December 1.13 Date unknown 1.14 World population

2 Births

2.1 January 2.2 February 2.3 March 2.4 April 2.5 May 2.6 June 2.7 July 2.8 August 2.9 September 2.10 October 2.11 November 2.12 December

3 Deaths

3.1 January 3.2 February 3.3 March 3.4 April 3.5 May 3.6 June 3.7 July 3.8 August 3.9 September 3.10 October 3.11 November 3.12 December

4 Nobel Prizes 5 References

Events[edit] January[edit]

New Year's Day, January 1: Philippines
First Quarter Storm
First Quarter Storm

January 1

Unix time
Unix time
begins at 00:00:00 UTC. First Quarter Storm
First Quarter Storm
begin in the Philippines.

January 5 – The 7.1 Mw Tonghai earthquake shakes Tonghai County, Yunnan
province, China, with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme). Between 10,000–14,621 were killed and 26,783 were injured. January 5 – The first episode of United States soap opera All My Children is broadcast on the ABC television network. January 11 – the Kansas City Chiefs
Kansas City Chiefs
shock the football world by beating heavily favorite Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings
23-7 in Super Bowl
Super Bowl
IV. January 14 Biafra
capitulates, ending the Nigerian Civil War. January 14 Diana Ross
Diana Ross
and The Supremes
The Supremes
perform their farewell live concert together at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas. Ross's replacement, Jean Terrell, is introduced onstage at the end of the last show. January 15 – After a 32-month fight for independence from Nigeria, Biafran forces under Philip Effiong formally surrender to General Yakubu Gowon. January 20 – The Greater London Council
Greater London Council
announces its plans for the Thames Barrier
Thames Barrier
at Woolwich
to prevent flooding (the barrier opens in 1981). January 21

Five lifeboatmen are killed when a Fraserburgh, Scotland vessel, The Duchess of Kent, capsizes. Pan American Airways
Pan American Airways
offers the first commercially scheduled Boeing 747 service from John F. Kennedy International Airport
John F. Kennedy International Airport
to London Heathrow Airport.

January 23 Joseph Fielding Smith
Joseph Fielding Smith
becomes the 10th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints January 26 Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger
is fined £200 for possession of cannabis. January 31 I Want You Back
I Want You Back
became the Jackson 5's first Billboard No. 1 Hot 100 single.


February 1 – The Benavidez rail disaster
Benavidez rail disaster
near Buenos Aires, Argentina
kills 236. February 10 – An avalanche at Val-d'Isère, France kills 41 tourists. February 11 – Ohsumi, Japan's first satellite, is launched on a Lambda-4
rocket. February 13 – Black Sabbath's eponymous debut album is released; often regarded as the first true heavy metal album. February 14 – The iconic live album The Who: Live at Leeds
Live at Leeds
is recorded. February 17

MacDonald family massacre: Jeffrey R. MacDonald kills his wife and children at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, claiming that drugged-out "hippies" did it.

February 11: Ohsumi (satellite)
Ohsumi (satellite)

Author David Irving
David Irving
is ordered to pay £40,000 libel damages to Capt. John Broome over his book The Destruction of Convoy PQ17.

February 18 – A jury finds the Chicago Seven
Chicago Seven
defendants not guilty of conspiring to incite a riot, in charges stemming from the violence at the 1968
Democratic National Convention. Five of the defendants are found guilty on the lesser charge of crossing state lines to incite a riot. February 19 – Poseidon bubble: shares in Australian nickel mining company Poseidon NL, which stood at $0.80 in September 1969, peak at around $280 before the speculative bubble bursts. February 21 – Construction begins on the Boğaziçi Bridge crossing the Bosphorus
in Istanbul. February 22 Guyana
becomes a Republic
within the Commonwealth of Nations. February 26 Chevrolet
releases the second generation Camaro.


March 1 Rhodesia
severs its last tie with the United Kingdom, declaring itself a republic. March 5 – The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
goes into effect, after ratification by 56 nations. March 6

A bomb being constructed by members of the Weathermen and meant to be planted at a military dance in New Jersey, explodes, killing three members of the organization. Süleyman Demirel
Süleyman Demirel
of AP forms the new government of Turkey
(32nd government).

March 7

introduces the SM at the Geneva Auto Salon. A solar eclipse passes along the Atlantic coast region. Totality is visible across southern Mexico
and across the southeast coast of the United States, Nantucket, and Nova Scotia.

March 12 – 18-, 19- and 20-year-olds in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
vote for the first time, in a by-election in Bridgwater. March 15 – The Expo '70
Expo '70
World's Fair opens in Suita, Osaka, Japan. March 16 – The complete New English Bible is published. March 17 – The United States Army charges 14 officers with suppressing information related to the My Lai Massacre. March 18

General Lon Nol
Lon Nol
ousts Prince Norodom Sihanouk
Norodom Sihanouk
of Cambodia. United States Postal Service
United States Postal Service
workers in New York City
New York City
go on strike; the strike spreads to the state of California
and the cities of Akron, Ohio, Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, and Denver; 210,000 out of 750,000 U.S. postal employees walk out. President Nixon assigns military units to New York City
New York City
post offices. The strike lasts two weeks.

March 20 – The Agency for Cultural and Technical Co-operation (ACCT) (Agence de Coopération Culturelle et Technique) is founded. March 21

The first Earth Day
Earth Day
proclamation is issued by San Francisco Mayor Joseph Alioto. "All Kinds of Everything", sung by Dana (music and text by Derry Lindsay and Jackie Smith), wins the Eurovision Song Contest 1970
Eurovision Song Contest 1970
for Ireland.

March 31

NASA's Explorer 1, the first American satellite and Explorer program spacecraft, reenters Earth's atmosphere
Earth's atmosphere
after 12 years in orbit. Japan Airlines Flight 351, carrying 131 passengers and 7 crew from Tokyo to Fukuoka, is hijacked by Japanese Red Army
Japanese Red Army
members. All passengers are eventually freed.

April 17: Apollo 13
Apollo 13
crew after splashdown.


April 1

American President Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
signs the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act into law, banning cigarette television advertisements in the United States from January 1, 1971. American Motors Corporation
American Motors Corporation
introduces the Gremlin. The 1970 United States Census
1970 United States Census
begins. There are 203,392,031 United States residents on this day.

April 4 – Fragments of burnt human remains believed to be those of Adolf Hitler, Eva Braun, Joseph Goebbels, Magda Goebbels
Magda Goebbels
and the Goebbels children
Goebbels children
are crushed and scattered in the Biederitz
river at a KGB
center in Magdeburg, East Germany. April 6 BBC
Radio 4 broadcasts the first edition of PM. April 8

A huge gas explosion at a subway construction site in Osaka, Japan kills 79 and injures over 400. Israeli Air Force F-4 Phantom II
F-4 Phantom II
fighter bombers kill 47 Egyptian school children at an elementary school in what is known as Bahr el-Baqar massacre. The single-floor school is hit by five bombs and two air-to-ground missiles.

April 10

In a press release written in mock-interview style, that is included in promotional copies of his first solo album, Paul McCartney announces that he has left The Beatles.[1]

April 11

An avalanche at a tuberculosis sanatorium in the French Alps
French Alps
kills 74, mostly young boys. Apollo program: Apollo 13
Apollo 13
(Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, Jack Swigert) is launched toward the Moon.

April 13 – An oxygen tank in the Apollo 13
Apollo 13
spacecraft explodes, forcing the crew to abort the mission and return in four days.

April 1: New car: AMC Gremlin

April 16

Rev. Ian Paisley
Ian Paisley
wins a by-election to gain a seat in the House of Commons of Northern Ireland. The National Westminster Bank begins trading in the United Kingdom.

April 17 – Apollo program: Apollo 13
Apollo 13
splashes down safely in the Pacific. April 21 – The Principality of Hutt River
Principality of Hutt River
"secedes" from Australia (it remains unrecognised by Australia
and other nations). April 22 – The first Earth Day
Earth Day
is celebrated in the U.S. April 24 – China's first satellite (Dong Fang Hong 1) is launched into orbit using a Long March-1 Rocket (CZ-1). April 26 – The World Intellectual Property Organization
World Intellectual Property Organization
(WIPO) is founded. April 29 – The U.S. invades Cambodia
to hunt out the Viet Cong; widespread, large antiwar protests occur in the U.S.


May 1 – Demonstrations against the trial of the New Haven Nine, Bobby Seale, and Ericka Huggins
Ericka Huggins
draw 12,000. President Richard Nixon orders U.S. forces to cross into neutral Cambodia, threatening to widen the Vietnam
War, sparking nationwide riots and leading to the Kent State shootings. May 4 – Kent State shootings: Four students at Kent State University in Ohio, USA are killed and nine wounded by Ohio
National Guardsmen, at a protest against the incursion into Cambodia. May 6

Arms Crisis
Arms Crisis
in the Republic
of Ireland: Charles Haughey
Charles Haughey
and Neil Blaney are dismissed as members of the Irish Government, for accusations of their involvement in a plot to import arms for use by the Provisional IRA
Provisional IRA
in Northern Ireland. Feyenoord
wins the European Cup after a 2–1 win over Celtic.

May 8

Hard Hat Riot: Unionized construction workers attack about 1,000 students and others protesting the Kent State shootings
Kent State shootings
near the intersection of Wall Street
Wall Street
and Broad Street and at New York City Hall. The Beatles
The Beatles
release their 12th and final album, Let It Be. The New York Knicks
New York Knicks
win their first NBA championship, defeating the Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
113-99 in Game 7 of the world championship series at Madison Square Garden.

May 9 – In Washington, D.C., 100,000 people demonstrate against the Vietnam
War. May 10 – The Boston
Bruins win their first Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup
since 1941 when Bobby Orr
Bobby Orr
scores a goal 40 seconds into overtime for a 4–3 victory which completes a four-game sweep of the St. Louis Blues. May 11

Henry Marrow is killed in an alleged hate crime in Oxford, North Carolina. Lubbock tornado: An F5 tornado hits downtown Lubbock, Texas, the first to hit a downtown district of a major city since Topeka, Kansas
Topeka, Kansas
in 1966; 28 are killed.

May 12 – The 1976 Winter Olympics
1976 Winter Olympics
are awarded to Denver, Colorado but it is later rejected in 1972. May 14

Ulrike Meinhof
Ulrike Meinhof
helps Andreas Baader
Andreas Baader
escape and create the Red Army Faction which exists until 1998. In the second day of violent demonstrations at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi, state law enforcement officers fire into the demonstrators, killing 2 and injuring 12.

May 17 Thor Heyerdahl
Thor Heyerdahl
sets sail from Morocco
on the papyrus boat Ra II, to sail the Atlantic Ocean. May 23 – A fire occurs in the Britannia Bridge
Britannia Bridge
over the Menai Strait near Bangor, Caernarfonshire, Wales, contributing to its partial destruction and amounting to approximately £1,000,000 worth of fire damage. May 24 – The scientific drilling of the Kola Superdeep Borehole begins in the USSR. May 26 – The Soviet Tupolev Tu-144
Tupolev Tu-144
becomes the first commercial transport to exceed Mach 2. May 27 – A British expedition climbs the south face of Annapurna I. May 31

The 7.9 Mw Ancash earthquake shakes Peru
with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe) and a landslide buries the town of Yungay, Peru. Between 66,794–70,000 were killed and 50,000 were injured. The 1970 FIFA World Cup
1970 FIFA World Cup
is inaugurated in Mexico.


June 1 – Soyuz 9, a two-man spacecraft, is launched in the Soviet Union. June 2 – Norway announces it has rich oil deposits off its North Sea coast. June 4 Tonga
gains independence from the United Kingdom. June 7 The Who
The Who
become the first act to perform rock music (their rock opera, Tommy) at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. June 8 – A coup in Argentina
brings a new junta of service chiefs; on June 18, Roberto M. Levingston
Roberto M. Levingston
becomes President. June 11 – The United States gets its first female generals, Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington. June 12 NDFLOAG guerrillas attack military garrisons at Izki
and Nizwa
in Oman. June 13 The Long and Winding Road
The Long and Winding Road
becomes the Beatles' 20th and final single to reach number one on the US Billboard Hot 100
Billboard Hot 100
chart. June 15 – Operation Wedding: fifteen refuseniks try to escape from the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
by hijacking a plane. June 18 United Kingdom
United Kingdom
general election, 1970: the Conservative Party wins and Edward Heath
Edward Heath
becomes Prime Minister, ousting the Labour government of Harold Wilson
Harold Wilson
after nearly six years in power. The election result is something of a surprise, as most of the opinion polls had predicted a third successive Labour win.[2] June 19 – The Patent Cooperation Treaty
Patent Cooperation Treaty
is signed into international law, providing a unified procedure for filing patent applications to protect inventions. June 21

Brazil defeats Italy
4–1 to win the 1970 FIFA World Cup
1970 FIFA World Cup
in Mexico. Penn Central
Penn Central
declares Section 77 bankruptcy, the largest ever US corporate bankruptcy up to this date.

June 23 – The film: Kelly's Heroes
Kelly's Heroes
is released in the US. June 24 – The United States Senate
United States Senate
repeals the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution of 1964. June 28 – U.S. ground troops withdraw from Cambodia. June 30 Riverfront Stadium
Riverfront Stadium
in Cincinnati


July 1

State College changes its name to University of Northern Colorado. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is subordinated to Public Health Service.

July 3 – The French Army detonates a 914 kiloton thermonuclear device in the Mururoa Atoll. It is their fourth and largest nuclear test. July 4

A chartered Dan-Air
De Havilland Comet
De Havilland Comet
crashes into the mountains north of Barcelona; at least 112 people are killed. Bob Hope
Bob Hope
and other entertainers gather in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
for Honor America Day, a nonpartisan holiday event. Longtime radio music countdown show American Top 40
American Top 40
debuts on 5 U.S. stations with Casey Kasem
Casey Kasem
as host.

July 5 Air Canada Flight 621
Air Canada Flight 621
crashes at Toronto
International Airport, Toronto, Ontario; all 109 passengers and crew are killed. July 11 – The first tunnel under the Pyrenees
links the towns of Aragnouet
(France) and Bielsa
(Spain). July 12 – Thor Heyerdahl's papyrus boat Ra II
arrives in Barbados. July 16 Three Rivers Stadium
Three Rivers Stadium
in Pittsburgh
opens. July 21 – The Aswan High Dam
Aswan High Dam
in Egypt
is completed. July 23

Said bin Taimur, Sultan of Muscat
Sultan of Muscat
and Oman, is deposed in a palace coup by his son, Qaboos. Two CS gas
CS gas
canisters are thrown into the chamber of the British House of Commons.

July 30 – Damages totalling £485,528 are awarded to 28 Thalidomide victims. July 31 NBC
anchor Chet Huntley
Chet Huntley
retires from full-time broadcasting.


August 7 – Harold Haley, Marin County Superior Court Judge, is taken hostage and murdered, in an effort to free George Jackson from police custody. August 17

The United States sinks 418 containers of nerve gas into the Gulf Stream near the Bahamas. Venera program: Venera 7
Venera 7
is launched toward Venus. It later becomes the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet.

August 24 Vietnam War
Vietnam War
protesters bomb Sterling Hall at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, leading to an international manhunt for the perpetrators. August 26

Women's Strike for Equality takes place down Fifth Avenue
Fifth Avenue
in New York City. The Isle of Wight Festival 1970
Isle of Wight Festival 1970
begins on East Afton Farm off the coast of England. Some 600,000 people attend the largest rock festival of all time. Artists include Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Doors, Chicago, Richie Havens, John Sebastian, Joan Baez, Ten Years After, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, The Moody Blues
The Moody Blues
and Jethro Tull.

August 29 Chicano Moratorium against the Vietnam
War, East Los Angeles, California. Police riot kills three people, including journalist Rubén Salazar.


September 1 – An assassination attempt against King Hussein of Jordan
precipitates the Black September
Black September
crisis. September 3 September 6 – Israeli forces fight Palestinian guerillas in southern Lebanon. September 5

Vietnam War
Vietnam War
– Operation Jefferson Glenn: The United States 101st Airborne Division and the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division initiate a new operation in Thua Thien
Thua Thien
Province (the operation ends in October 1971). Formula One
Formula One
driver Jochen Rindt
Jochen Rindt
is killed in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix. He becomes World Driving Champion anyhow, first to earn the honor posthumously.

September 6 – Dawson's Field hijackings, The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacks 4 passenger aircraft from Pan Am, TWA and Swissair
on flights to New York from Brussels, Frankfurt
and Zürich. September 7

An anti-war rally is held at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, attended by John Kerry, Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
and Donald Sutherland. Fighting breaks out between Arab guerillas and government forces in Amman, Jordan.

September 8 September 10 – The Jordanian government and Palestinian guerillas make repeated unsuccessful truces. September 9

recognizes the German Democratic Republic. Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
begins his first concert tour since 1958
in Phoenix, Arizona, at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

September 10

Cambodian government forces break the siege of Kompong Tho after three months. The Chevrolet
Vega is introduced.

September 11 – The Ford Pinto
Ford Pinto
is introduced. September 13

The covert incursion of Operation Tailwind is instigated by the American forces in southeast Laos. The first New York City
New York City
Marathon begins.

September 15 – King Hussein of Jordan
Hussein of Jordan
forms a military government with Muhammad Daoud as the prime minister. September 17 – "Black September": King Hussein of Jordan
Hussein of Jordan
orders the Jordanian Armed Forces
Jordanian Armed Forces
to oust Palestinian fedayeen
Palestinian fedayeen
from Jordan. September 18 – American musician Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix
dies from an overdose of sleeping pills. September 19 – The first Glastonbury Festival
Glastonbury Festival
is held, at a farm belonging to Michael Eavis. September 19 – Kostas Georgakis, a Greek student of geology, sets himself ablaze in Matteotti Square in Genoa, Italy, as a protest against the dictatorial regime of Georgios Papadopoulos. September 20

Syrian armored forces cross the Jordanian border. Luna 16
Luna 16
lands on the Moon
and lifts off the next day with samples. It lands on Earth September 24.

September 21

Palestinian armored forces reinforce Palestinian guerillas in Irbidi, Jordan. Monday Night Football
Monday Night Football
debuts on ABC; the Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
defeat the New York Jets
New York Jets
31–21 in front of more than 85,000 fans at Cleveland Stadium.

September 22

The International Hydrographic Organization
International Hydrographic Organization
(IHO) is founded. Tunku Abdul Rahman
Tunku Abdul Rahman
resigns as prime minister of Malaysia, and is succeeded by his deputy Tun Abdul Razak.

September 23 – The first women's only tennis tournament begins in Houston, known as the Houston Women's Invitation. September 24 – The Odd Couple premiered on ABC. September 26 – The Laguna Fire starts in San Diego County, burning 175,425 acres (709.92 km2). September 27

Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
begins a tour of Europe, visiting Italy, Yugoslavia, Spain, the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and Ireland. Pope Paul VI
Pope Paul VI
names Saint Teresa of Ávila as the first female Doctor of the Church.

September 28 Gamal Abdel Nasser
Gamal Abdel Nasser
dies; Vice President Anwar Sadat is named temporary president of Egypt. September 29

The U.S. Congress gives President Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
authority to sell arms to Israel. In Berlin, Red Army Faction
Red Army Faction
members rob three banks, with loot totaling over DM200,000.

October[edit] "October 1970" redirects here. For other uses, see October 1970 (other).

October 2

Under the National Environmental Policy Act
National Environmental Policy Act
(NEPA) the Environmental Science Services Administration (ESSA) Corps, one of seven federal uniformed services of the United States, is renamed to NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps under the soon to be formed National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Wichita State University
Wichita State University
football team's "Gold" plane crashes in Colorado, killing most of the players. They were on their way (along with administrators and fans) to a game with Utah State University. Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd
releases Atom Heart Mother. It becomes their first number one album.

October 3

In Lebanon, the government of Prime Minister Rashid Karami
Rashid Karami
resigns. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
(NOAA) is formed. The Weather Bureau is renamed to National Weather Service, as part of NOAA. Pope Paul VI
Pope Paul VI
names Saint Catherine of Siena
Saint Catherine of Siena
as the second female Doctor of the Church.

October 4

Jochen Rindt
Jochen Rindt
becomes Formula One
Formula One
World Driving Champion, first to earn the honor posthumously. In Bolivia, Army Commander General Rogelio Miranda
Rogelio Miranda
and a group of officers rebel and demand the resignation of President Alfredo Ovando Candía, who fires him. National Educational Television
National Educational Television
ends operations, being succeeded by PBS.

October 5

U.S. President Richard Nixon's European tour ends. The Front de libération du Québec
Front de libération du Québec
(FLQ) kidnaps James Cross in Montreal
and demands release of all its imprisoned members. The next day the Canadian government announces it will not meet the demand, beginning Quebec's October Crisis. The Public Broadcasting Service
Public Broadcasting Service
begins broadcasting.

October 6

Bolivian President Alfredo Ovando Candía
Alfredo Ovando Candía
resigns; General Rogelio Miranda takes over but resigns soon after. French President Georges Pompidou
Georges Pompidou
visits the Soviet Union.

October 7 – General Juan José Torres
Juan José Torres
becomes the new President of Bolivia. October 8

The U.S. Foreign Office announces that renewal of arms sales to Pakistan. Soviet author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Vietnam
War: In Paris, a Communist delegation rejects U.S. President Richard Nixon's October 7 peace proposal as "a maneuver to deceive world opinion."

October 9 – The Khmer Republic
is proclaimed in Cambodia
which begins the Civil War with the Khmer Rouge. October 10

becomes independent. October Crisis: In Montreal, a national crisis hits Canada when Quebec Minister of Labour Pierre Laporte
Pierre Laporte
becomes the second statesman kidnapped by members of the FLQ
terrorist group.

October 11 – Eleven French soldiers are killed in a shootout with rebels in Chad. October 12
October 12
War: U.S. President Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
announces that the United States will withdraw 40,000 more troops before Christmas. October 13

Canada and the People's Republic
of China establish diplomatic relations. Saeb Salam
Saeb Salam
forms a government in Lebanon.

October 14 – A Chinese nuclear test is conducted in Lop Nor. October 15

In Egypt, a referendum supports Anwar Sadat
Anwar Sadat
90.04%. A section of the new West Gate Bridge
West Gate Bridge
in Melbourne
collapses into the river below, killing 35 construction workers. The domestic Soviet Aeroflot Flight 244
Aeroflot Flight 244
is hijacked and diverted to Turkey.

October 16 – October Crisis: The Canadian government declares a state of emergency and outlaws the Quebec
Liberation Front. October 17

October Crisis: Pierre Laporte
Pierre Laporte
is found murdered in south Montreal. A cholera epidemic breaks out in Istanbul. Anwar Sadat
Anwar Sadat
officially becomes President of Egypt.

October 20

The Soviet Union
Soviet Union
launches the Zond 8
Zond 8
lunar probe. Egyptian president Anwar Sadat
Anwar Sadat
names Mahmoud Fawzi
Mahmoud Fawzi
as his prime minister.

October 21 – A U.S. Air Force plane makes an emergency landing near Leninakan, Soviet Union. The Soviets release the American officers, including two generals, November 10. October 22 – Chilean army commander René Schneider
René Schneider
is shot in Santiago; the government declares a state of emergency. Schneider dies October 25. October 23 Gary Gabelich
Gary Gabelich
sets a land speed record in a rocket-powered automobile called the Blue Flame, fueled with natural gas. October 24 Salvador Allende
Salvador Allende
is elected President of Chile. October 25
October 25
– The wreck of the Confederate submarine Hunley is found off Charleston, South Carolina, by pioneer underwater archaeologist, Dr. E. Lee Spence,[3] then just 22 years old. Hunley was the first submarine in history to sink a ship in warfare. October 26 – Garry Trudeau's comic strip Doonesbury debuts in approximately two dozen newspapers in the United States. October 28

In Jordan, the government of Ahmed Toukan resigns; the next prime minister is Wasfi al-Tal. A cholera outbreak in eastern Slovakia causes Hungary to close its border with Czechoslovakia. Gary Gabelich
Gary Gabelich
drives the rocket-powered Blue Flame to an official land speed record at 622.407 mph (1,001.667 km/h)[4] on the dry lake bed of the Bonneville Salt Flats
Bonneville Salt Flats
in Utah. The record, the first above 1 000 km/h, stands for nearly 13 years.

October 30 – In Vietnam, the worst monsoon to hit the area in 6 years causes large floods, kills 293, leaves 200,000 homeless and virtually halts the Vietnam


November 1

Club Cinq-Sept fire in Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France, kills 146. Polish vice president killed at Karachi airport, Pakistan

November 3

Democrats sweep the U.S. Congressional midterm elections; Ronald Reagan is reelected governor of California; Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter
is elected governor of Georgia. Salvador Allende
Salvador Allende
becomes president of Chile.

November 4

Vietnam War
Vietnam War
– Vietnamization: The United States turns control of the air base in the Mekong Delta
Mekong Delta
to South Vietnam. Social workers in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
take custody of Genie, a girl who had been kept in solitary confinement since her birth.

November 5 Vietnam
War: The United States Military Assistance Command in Vietnam
reports the lowest weekly American soldier death toll in 5 years (24 soldiers die that week, which is the fifth consecutive week the death toll is below 50; 431 are reported wounded that week, however). November 8

Egypt, Libya
and Sudan
announce their intentions to form a federation. Tom Dempsey, who was born with a deformed right foot and right hand, sets a National Football League
National Football League
record by kicking a 63-yard field goal to lift the New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Saints
to a 19–17 victory over the Detroit Lions at Tulane Stadium. The British comedy television series, The Goodies debuts on BBC

November 9

The Soviet Union
Soviet Union
launches Luna 17. Vietnam
War: The Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of the United States
votes 6–3 not to hear a case by the state of Massachusetts, about the constitutionality of a state law granting Massachusetts
residents the right to refuse military service in an undeclared war.

November 10 Vietnam War
Vietnam War
– Vietnamization: For the first time in five years, an entire week ends with no reports of United States combat fatalities in Southeast Asia. November 12 – Soviet author Andrei Amalrik
Andrei Amalrik
is sentenced to three years for 'anti-Soviet' writings. November 13

Hafez al-Assad
Hafez al-Assad
comes to power in Syria, following a military coup within the Ba'ath Party. 1970
Bhola cyclone: A 120-mph (193 km/h) tropical cyclone hits the densely populated Ganges Delta
Ganges Delta
region of East Pakistan
(now Bangladesh), killing an estimated 500,000 people (considered the 20th century's worst cyclone disaster). It gives rise to the temporary island of New Moore / South Talpatti.

November 14

Southern Airways Flight 932
Southern Airways Flight 932
crashes in Wayne County, West Virginia; all 75 on board, including 37 players and 5 coaches from the Marshall University football team, are killed. The Soviet Union
Soviet Union
enters the ICAO, making Russian the fourth official language of the organization.

November 16 – The Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
flies for the first time. November 17

War: Lieutenant William Calley
William Calley
goes on trial for the My Lai Massacre. Luna programme: The Soviet Union
Soviet Union
lands Lunokhod 1
Lunokhod 1
on Mare Imbrium
Mare Imbrium
(Sea of Rains) on the Moon. This is the first roving remote-controlled robot to land on another world, and is released by the orbiting Luna 17 spacecraft.

November 18

U.S. President Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
asks the U.S. Congress for US$155 million in supplemental aid for the Cambodian government (US $85 million is for military assistance to prevent the overthrow of the government of Premier Lon Nol
Lon Nol
by the Khmer Rouge
Khmer Rouge
and North Vietnam). The United Nations Security Council
United Nations Security Council
demands that no government recognize Rhodesia.

November 19 European Economic Community
European Economic Community
prime ministers meet in Munich. November 20 – The Miss World 1970
Miss World 1970
beauty pageant, hosted by Bob Hope at the Royal Albert Hall, London is disrupted by Women's Liberation protesters. Earlier on the same evening a bomb is placed under a BBC outside broadcast vehicle by The Angry Brigade, in protest at the entry of separate black and white contestants by South Africa. November 21

Syrian Prime Minister Hafez al-Assad
Hafez al-Assad
forms a new government but retains the post of defense minister. In Ethiopia, the Eritrean Liberation Front
Eritrean Liberation Front
kills an Ethiopian general. Vietnam War
Vietnam War
– Operation Ivory Coast: A joint Air Force and Army team raids the Sơn Tây prison camp in an attempt to free American POWs thought to be held there (no Americans are killed, but the prisoners have already moved to another camp; all U.S. POWs are moved to a handful of central prison complexes as a result of this raid). Australian Senate
Australian Senate
election, 1970: The Liberal/Country Coalition Government led by Prime Minister John Gorton
John Gorton
and the Labor Party led by Gough Whitlam
Gough Whitlam
each ended up with 26 seats; both suffering a swing against them. The Democratic Labor Party won an additional seat and held the balance of power in the Senate. To date, this was the last occasion where a Senate election was held without an accompanying House Of Representatives election.

November 22 – Guinean president Ahmed Sékou Touré
Ahmed Sékou Touré
accuses Portugal of an attack when hundreds of mercenaries land near the capital Conakry. November 23–24 – The Guinean army repels the landing attempts. November 23

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! makes its network TV debut, when CBS
telecasts the 1955 film version as a 3-hour Thanksgiving
special. The American Indian Movement
American Indian Movement
seizes a replica of the Mayflower
in Boston.

November 25– November 29 – A U.N. delegation arrives to investigate the Guinea
situation. November 25 – In Tokyo, author and Tatenokai militia leader Yukio Mishima and his followers take over the headquarters of the Japan Self-Defense Forces in an attempted coup d'état. After Mishima's speech fails to sway public opinion towards his right-wing political beliefs, including restoration of the powers of the Emperor, he commits seppuku (public ritual suicide). November 26

East Pakistan
leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
accuses the central government of negligence in catastrophe relief. Pope Paul VI
Pope Paul VI
begins an Asian tour.

November 27 – Bolivian artist Benjamin Mendoza tries to assassinate Pope Paul VI
Pope Paul VI
during his visit in Manila. November 28 – The Montréal Alouettes
Montréal Alouettes
defeated the Calgary Stampeders to become victors in the 58th Grey Cup 23–10.[5] November 30 British Caledonian
British Caledonian
Airways Ltd. (BCal) is formed.


The World Trade Center, Lower Manhattan

December 1

The Italian House of Representatives accepts the new divorce law. Ethiopia
recognizes the People's Republic
of China. The Basque ETA kidnaps West German Eugen Beihl in San Sebastián. Luis Echeverría
Luis Echeverría
becomes president of Mexico.

December 2 – The United States Environmental Protection Agency
United States Environmental Protection Agency
is established. December 3

October Crisis: In Montreal, kidnapped British Trade Commissioner James Cross is released by the Front de libération du Québec terrorist group after being held hostage for 60 days. Police negotiate his release and in return the Government of Canada grants 5 terrorists from the FLQ's Chenier Cell their request for safe passage to Cuba. Burgos
Trial: In Burgos, Spain, the trial of 16 Basque terrorism suspects begins.

December 4

The Spanish government declares a 3-month martial law in the Basque county of Guipuzco, over strikes and demonstrations. The U.N. announces that Portuguese navy and army units were responsible for the attempted invasion of Guinea.

December 5

The Asian and Australian tour of Pope Paul VI
Pope Paul VI
ends. Fluminense
wins the Brazil Football Championship.

December 7

Giovanni Enrico Bucher, the Swiss ambassador to Brazil, is kidnapped in Rio de Janeiro; kidnappers demand the release of 70 political prisoners. The U.N. General Assembly supports the isolation of South Africa
South Africa
for its apartheid policies. During his visit to the Polish capital, German Chancellor Willy Brandt goes down on his knees in front of a monument to the victims of the Warsaw Ghetto, which will become known as the Warschauer Kniefall ("Warsaw Genuflection").

December 12 – A landslide in western Colombia
leaves 200 dead. December 13 – The government of Poland announces food price increases. Riots and looting lead to a bloody confrontation between the rioters and the government on December 15. December 15

The USSR's Venera 7
Venera 7
becomes the first spacecraft to land successfully on Venus and transmit data back to Earth. The South Korean ferry Namyong Ho capsizes off Korea Strait; 308 people are killed.

December 16 – The Ethiopian government declares a state of emergency in the county of Eritrea over the activities of the Eritrean Liberation Front. December 17 – Polish 1970
protests: Soldiers fire on civilians returning to work in Gdynia. Martial law is imposed in the country until December 22. December 20

General Secretary of the Polish United Workers' Party, Władysław Gomułka, resigns; Edward Gierek
Edward Gierek
replaces him. An Egyptian delegation leaves for Moscow to ask for economic and military aid.

December 21 – The Grumman F-14 Tomcat
Grumman F-14 Tomcat
makes its first flight. December 22

The Libyan Revolutionary Council declares that it will nationalize all foreign banks in the country. Franz Stangl, the ex-commander of Treblinka, is sentenced to life imprisonment.

December 23

The Polish government freezes food prices for two years. The Bolivian government releases Régis Debray. The North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City
New York City
is topped out at 1,368 feet (417 m), making it the tallest building in the world. Law 70-001 is enacted in the Democratic Republic
of the Congo, amending article 4 of the constitution and making the country a one-party state.

December 25 – The ETA releases Eugen Beihl. December 27 – India's president declares new elections. December 28

Trial: Three Basques
are sentenced to death, twelve others sentenced to imprisonment (terms from 12 to 62 years), and one is released. The suspected killers of Pierre Laporte, Jacques and Paul Rose and Francis Sunard, are arrested near Montreal.

December 29 – U.S. President Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
signs into law the Occupational Safety and Health Act. December 30 – In Viscaya in the Basque country of Spain, 15,000 go on strike in protest at the Burgos
trial death sentences. Francisco Franco commutes the sentences to 30 years in prison. December 31 Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney
sues in Britain to dissolve The Beatles' legal partnership.

Date unknown[edit]

The first Regional Technical Colleges open in Ireland. Sada Abe, Japanese former prostitute and later actress, disappears. The Sweet Track
Sweet Track
is discovered in England. It was the world's oldest engineered roadway at the time of its discovery. Alvin Toffler
Alvin Toffler
publishes his book Future Shock. Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, the Federal collection of contemporary art, is established in Germany. Xerox PARC
Xerox PARC
computer laboratory opens in Palo Alto, California. The American Football League
American Football League
and NFL merge, creating the National Football Conference and American Football Conference. All AFL teams go to the AFC with a few NFL teams while the NFC is composed entirely of NFL teams.

World population[edit]

World population

1970 1965 1975

World 3,692,492,000 3,334,874,000 357,618,000 4,068,109,000 375,617,000

Africa 357,283,000 313,744,000 43,539,000 408,160,000 50,877,000

Asia 2,143,118,000 1,899,424,000 243,694,000 2,397,512,000 254,394,000

Europe 655,855,000 634,026,000 21,829,000 675,542,000 19,687,000

Latin America 284,856,000 250,452,000 34,404,000 321,906,000 37,050,000

North America 231,937,000 219,570,000 12,367,000 243,425,000 11,488,000

Oceania 19,443,000 17,657,000 1,786,000 21,564,000 2,121,000



January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December


Oksana Omelianchik

Adam Reed

Lara Fabian

Genndy Tartakovsky

Skeet Ulrich

Matthew Lillard

Heather Graham

Paul Ryan

January 1 – Sergei Kiriakov, Russian footballer and manager January 2

Royce Clayton, American baseball player Oksana Omelianchik, Soviet artistic gymnast Eric Whitacre, American composer

January 3 – Christian Duguay, American comic actor January 4 – Chris Kanyon, American professional wrestler (d. 2010) January 6

Julie Chen, American television news anchor and host Keenan McCardell, American football
American football
player Gabrielle Reece, American volleyball player and model

January 7

Todd Day, American basketball player Doug E. Doug, American comedian, actor and director

January 8

Nick Miller, British weather forecaster Adam Reed, American voice actor and animator

January 9 – Lara Fabian, Canadian/Belgian singer January 12 – Zack de la Rocha, American musician January 13

Keith Coogan, American actor Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (d. 2004) Shonda Rhimes, American TV producer and writer

January 15 – Jamie Bishop (cricketer), Welsh cricketer (d. 2015) January 17

Jeremy Roenick, American hockey player Genndy Tartakovsky, Russian animator

January 18 – DJ Quik, American rapper and producer January 19

Tim Foster, British rower Udo Suzuki, Japanese comedian

January 20

Edwin McCain, American singer-songwriter and musician Skeet Ulrich, American actor Kerri Kenney-Silver, American actress

January 22 – Alex Ross, American comic artist January 24 – Matthew Lillard, American actor January 27 – Adam Brand, Australian singer January 29

Janice Kawaye, American voice actress Heather Graham, American actress Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Indian shooter Paul Ryan, American politician, long-time U.S. Representative
U.S. Representative
since 1999 and Speaker of the House since 2015; 2012
Republican nominee for Vice President under Mitt Romney

January 31

Minnie Driver, English actress Chen Lin, Chinese Mandopop singer (d. 2009)


Warwick Davis

Judd Winick

Simon Pegg

Raine Maida

Nicole Oliver

February 1 – Malik Sealy, American basketball player (d. 2000) February 2
February 2
– Andrew J. Olmsted, major in the U.S. Army. (d. 2008) February 3

Keith Carney, American hockey player Warwick Davis, English actor

February 8

Stephanie Courtney, American actress and comedian John Filan, Australian footballer Alonzo Mourning, American basketball player

February 9 – Glenn McGrath, Australian test cricketer February 10

Sarah Aldrich, American actress Ardy Wiranata, Indonesian badminton player

February 11 – Fredrik Thordendal, Swedish musician February 12 – Judd Winick, American cartoonist and comic book February 14

Sean Hill, American hockey player Simon Pegg, British comedian, actor, and screenwriter

February 15 – Shepard Fairey, American temporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustatrator, and founder of OBEY (clothing) February 16 – Armand Van Helden, American DJ and music producer February 17

Tommy Moe, American Alpine skier Dominic Purcell, English-Australian actor

February 18

Raine Maida, Canadian musician, frontman of Our Lady Peace Susan Egan, American actress

February 19 – Miisa, Finnish Eurodance artist (d. 2016) February 21 – Dayna Devon, American news anchor February 22

Nicole Oliver, Canadian actress Dominic Roussel, Canadian ice hockey player

February 24 – Jeff Garcia, American football
American football
player February 26

Linda Brava, Finnish violinist Cathrine Lindahl, Swedish curler

February 27 – Matthias Lechner, German art director February 28

Rupert Hamer, British journalist (d. 2010) Noureddine Morceli, Algerian athlete


Julie Bowen

Rachel Weisz

John Nemechek

Queen Latifah

Linda Larkin

Mariah Carey

Maribel Díaz Cabello

Vince Vaughn

Alenka Bratušek

March 1 – Jason V Brock, American author, filmmaker, artist, scholar and musician March 2 – Alexander Armstrong, English comedian, actor and presenter March 3 – Julie Bowen, American actress March 5

John Frusciante, American rock musician Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress (d. 2013) Aleksandar Vučić, President of Serbia

March 7

Vladislav Adelkhanov, Russian classical violinist and writer Jeff Hordley, English actor Rachel Weisz, British-American actress

March 8 – Jason Elam, American football
American football
player March 9 – Simon Monjack, British screenwriter, film director (d. 2010) March 10

Michel van der Aa, Dutch composer Antonio Edwards, American football
American football

March 11 – Jane Slavin, British actress and author March 12 – John Nemechek, American race car driver (d. 1997) March 13 – Carme Chacón, Spanish politician (d. 2017) March 14 – Meredith Salenger, American actress March 15 – Christine Anu, Notable Australian singer March 16 Paul Oscar
Paul Oscar
(Páll Óskar Hjálmtýsson), Icelandic pop singer, songwriter and disc jockey March 18 – Queen Latifah, American rapper and actress March 20

Linda Larkin, American actress and voice actress Bernhard Hoëcker, German comedian Michele Jaffe, American novelist Michael Rapaport, American actor Andrew Kishino, Canadian-American actor, voice actor, and rapper

March 21

Jaya, Filipino pop singer Shiho Niiyama, Japanese voice actress (d. 2000)

March 22 – Leontien van Moorsel, Dutch cyclist March 24

Lara Flynn Boyle, American actress Sharon Corr, Irish musician

March 27

Mariah Carey, American singer Maribel Díaz Cabello, Peruvian educator, First Lady of Peru Elizabeth Mitchell, American actress Leila Pahlavi, Iranian princess (d. 2001)

March 28 – Vince Vaughn, American actor, writer, and producer March 31

Alenka Bratušek, Prime Minister of Slovenia Samantha Brown, American television host


Barry Pepper

Andrej Plenković


Ricky Schroder


Luis Miguel

Nicole Sullivan

Jason Lee

Melania Trump

Nicklas Lidström

April 4

Sean Kelly, Canadian musician Barry Pepper, Canadian actor

April 7 – Rosey, Samoan-American professional wrestler (d. 2017) April 8 – Andrej Plenković, Prime Minister of Croatia April 10

Q-Tip, American musician and actor Kenny Lattimore, American R&B singer

April 11 – Trevor Linden, Canadian hockey player April 12 – Nick Hexum, American musician April 13

Eduardo Capetillo, Mexican actor and singer Ricky Schroder, American actor

April 14 – Matt Allwright, English television presenter and journalist notable for Rogue Traders, which became part of Watchdog April 15 – Flex Alexander, American actor April 17 – Redman, American rapper and actor April 18

Saad Hariri, 2-Time Prime Minister of Lebanon Heike Friedrich, German swimmer

April 19 – Luis Miguel, Mexican singer April 20

Sven Benken, German footballer and Manager Shemar Moore, American actor Adriano Moraes, Brazilian rodeo performer

April 21

Rob Riggle, American actor and comedian Nicole Sullivan, American actress, comedian, and writer

April 22 – Regine Velasquez, Filipino singer and actress April 23

Sadao Abe, Japanese actor Andrew Gee, Australian rugby league footballer Hans Välimäki, Finnish cook

April 25

Tomoko Kawakami, Japanese voice actress (d. 2011) Jason Lee, American skateboarder and actor

April 26

Melania Trump, Slovenian model, wife of Donald Trump Tionne Watkins, American actress and singer-songwriter

April 28

Nicklas Lidström, Swedish hockey player Diego Simeone, Argentine footballer and manager

April 29

Andre Agassi, American tennis player Uma Thurman, American actress

April 30 – Halit Ergenç, Turkish actor


Dave Willis

Bobby Cannavale

Will Arnett

Tina Fey

Matt Flynn

Naomi Campbell

Jamie Kennedy

Joseph Fiennes

May 1 – Dave Willis, American voice actor and producer May 3

Jeffrey Sebelia, American fashion designer Bobby Cannavale, American actor

May 4

Will Arnett, Canadian actor Karla Homolka, Canadian serial killer and rapist

May 5

Kyan Douglas, American television personality Todd Newton, American television personality

May 6

Roland Kun, Nauruan politician Kavan Smith, Canadian actor

May 8

Michael Bevan, Australian cricketer Luis Enrique, Spanish footballer Naomi Klein, American cultural critic

May 9

Doug Christie, American basketball player and TV personality Ghostface Killah, American rapper

May 10

Angelica Agurbash, Belarusian singer and model Craig Mack, American Rapper (d. 2018)

May 12

Eric Champion, American Christian musician Samantha Mathis, American actress

May 14 – Daniel Lewin, American-Israeli mathematician and entrepreneur (d. 2001) May 15

Ronald and Frank de Boer, Dutch footballers Rod Smith, American football
American football

May 16 – Gabriela Sabatini, Argentine tennis player May 17

Knight, American singer Fadwa Soliman, Syrian actress and voice actress

May 18 – Tina Fey, American comedian and actress May 19

K.J. Choi, South Korean golfer Mario Dumont, Canadian politician Jason Gray-Stanford, Canadian actor

May 20 – Juliana Pasha, Albanian singer May 22 – Naomi Campbell, British model and actress May 23

Matt Flynn, American musician Robert Peirce, American attorney

May 24 – Jeff Zgonina, American football
American football
player May 25

Jamie Kennedy, American actor and comedian Octavia Spencer, American actress Satsuki Yukino, Japanese voice actress Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush, American actress

May 26

John Hamburg, American writer and director Nobuhiro Watsuki, Japanese cartoonist

May 27

Joseph Fiennes, British actor Bianka Panova, Bulgarian rhythmic gymnast

May 28 – Glenn Quinn, Irish actor (d. 2002) May 30 – Jeffrey Sebelia, American fashion designer


Gabrielle Giffords

Rivers Cuomo

Will Forte

Paul Thomas Anderson

Sean Hayes

Chris O'Donnell

Nick Offerman

June 1

Alexi Lalas, American soccer player Alison Hinds, British-Barbadian soca artist based in Barbados Karen Mulder, Dutch model and singer

June 2 – B-Real, American rapper June 3

Ammon McNeely, American rock climber Peter Tägtgren, Swedish musician

June 4

Donald Farley, Canadian cross-country skier (d. 2016) Izabella Scorupco, Polish model and actress

June 5

John Marquez, British actor and cinematographer Deborah Yates, American dancer and actress

June 6

Dulmatin, militant group Jemaah Islamiyah (d. 2010) Angad Paul, British businessman and film producer. (d. 2015)

June 7

Ronaldo da Costa, Brazilian long-distance runner Mike Modano, American hockey player

June 8

Gabrielle Giffords, American politician Kelli Williams, American actress

June 10 – Katsuhiro Harada, Japanese game designer June 11 – Cristina Pucelli, American actress June 13

Rivers Cuomo, American musician Mikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler (d. 2004) Cheryl "Coko" Clemons, American singer

June 15

Claus Norreen, Danish musician Leah Remini, American actress

June 16

Younus AlGohar, Pakistani spiritualist Phil Mickelson, American golfer

June 17

Will Forte, American actor and comedian Sasha Sokol, Mexican singer Michael Showalter, American actor, writer, and director

June 18 – Katie Derham, British newsreader June 19 – Quincy Watts, American athlete June 20

Russell Garcia, British field hockey player Moulay Rachid, Prince of Morocco Michelle Reis, Hong Kong actress and beauty queen Athol Williams, South African poet and social philosopher

June 21 – Pete Rock, American rapper and DJ June 22

Michel Elefteriades, Greek-Lebanese politician, artist, producer and businessman Freddy Soto, American comedian and actor Michael Trucco, American actor

June 23

Zen Gesner, American actor Christian Meier, Peruvian actor and singer

June 24

Glenn Medeiros, American singer and songwriter Andres Raag, Estonian actor and singer

June 25

Lucy Benjamin, British actress Roope Latvala, Finnish guitarist

June 26

Paul Thomas Anderson, American screenwriter and director Sean Hayes, American actor David Teeuwen, managing editor of USA Today where he helped pioneer digital news. (d. 2015) Patrick Norton, American writer and television host Chris O'Donnell, American actor Nick Offerman, American actor, writer and carpenter Paul Thomas Anderson, American filmmaker

June 27

Jim Edmonds, American baseball player Jo Frost, English nanny and television host Ahmed Ahmed, Egyptian-born American actor and comedian

June 28

Steve Burton, American actor Mike White, American writer, director, actor and producer

June 29 – Mike Vallely, American skateboarder, actor, and musician June 30

Emmanuel Mouret, French actor, director and screenwriter Erica Sjöström, Swedish female singer and saxophonist Leonardo Sbaraglia, Argentine actor


Henry Simmons

Christopher Nolan

July 1 – Henry Simmons, American actor July 2

Derrick Adkins, American Olympic athlete Yap Kim Hock, Malaysian badminton player Steve Morrow, Northern Irish footballer Spice 1, American rapper

July 3

Teemu Selänne, Finnish hockey player Shawnee Smith, American actress Audra McDonald, American actress and singer

July 5

Mac Dre, American rapper (d. 2004) O.G. Style, American hip hop duo (d. 2008)

July 6 – Demonaz Doom Occulta, Norwegian musician July 7

Wayne McCullough, Northern Irish boxer Masai Ujiri, Nigerian professional basketball executive Akram Abdel-Majeed, Egyptian professional footballer

July 8

Beck, American singer Atul Agnihotri, Indian film actor, producer, and director Micky Hoogendijk, Dutch actress, presenter, model and professional photographer

July 9 – Trent Green, American football
American football
quarterback July 10

Jason Orange, British singer John Simm, British actor

July 11

Justin Chambers, American actor and fashion model Saj Karim, British politician

July 12

Lee Byung-hun, South Korean actor, singer and model Conrad Coates, English-Canadian actor and teacher Jaason Simmons, Australian actor Viétia Zangrandi, Brazilian actress

July 17 – William C. Kuebler, American lawyer (d. 2014) July 20 – Tunku Abdul Majid July 23

Thea Dorn, German writer Saulius Skvernelis, Prime Minister of Lithuania

July 25 – Julien Fountain, English cricket coach July 29 – Andi Peters, British TV presenter and producer July 30

Christopher Nolan, English screenwriter and director MC Trouble, African American rapper (d. 1991)


Kevin Smith

Cathy Weseluck

River Phoenix

Claudia Schiffer

Melissa McCarthy

Queen Rania of Jordan

August 1

Quentin Coryatt, American football
American football
player David James, English football goalkeeper Eugenie van Leeuwen, Dutch cricketer

August 2

Elijah Alexander, American football
American football
linebacker (d. 2010) Kevin Smith, American screenwriter, film director, and actor

August 3 – Masahiro Sakurai, Japanese video game director, designer and writer August 4 – Pete Abrams, American webcomic artist August 5 – Konstantin Yeryomenko, Russian futsal (d. 2010) August 6 – M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-American film director and writer August 9

Chris Cuomo, American journalist Thomas Lennon, American actor, comedian, and writer

August 10

Doug Flach, American tennis player Bret Hedican, American ice hockey player Brendon Julian, New Zealand cricket player Steve Mautone, Australian football player and coach

August 11 – Andy Bell, English musician (Ride, Hurricane #1, Oasis) August 12 – Jim Schlossnagle, American baseball coach August 13

Will Clarke, American novelist Alan Shearer, English footballer

August 14 – Leah Purcell, Australian actress August 15

Maddie Corman, American actress Anthony Anderson, American actor

August 16

Bonnie Bernstein, American sportscaster Dean Del Mastro, Canadian politician Saif Ali Khan, Indian actor Manisha Koirala, Indian actress

August 17

Jim Courier, American tennis player Tammy Townsend, American actress and singer

August 18 – Malcolm-Jamal Warner, American actor August 19 – Fat Joe, American rapper August 20

Fred Durst, American rapper Ove Jørstad, Norwegian footballer (d. 2008)

August 21

Erik Dekker, Dutch professional cyclist Cathy Weseluck, Canadian actress and voice actress

August 22

Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-American celebrity chef Ricco Groß, German biathlete

August 23

Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian River Phoenix, American actor (d. 1993) Fabian Wilnis, Dutch footballer

August 25 – Claudia Schiffer, German model August 26

Olimpiada Ivanova, Russian race walker Melissa McCarthy, American actress, comedian, and film producer

August 27

Peter Ebdon, English snooker player Karl Unterkircher, Italian mountaineer (d. 2008)

August 28

Henny van Schoonhoven, Dutch professional footballer (d. 2009) Bappaditya Bandopadhyay, Indian director and poet. (d. 2015)

August 29 – Nyimpine Chissano, eldest son of former Mozambican (d. 2007) August 30 – Guang Liang, Malaysian singer August 31

Debbie Gibson, American singer Epic Mazur, American singer and rapper Queen Rania of Jordan, Queen consort of Jordan Zack Ward, Canadian actor


Hwang Jung-min

Rosearik Rikki Simons

Taraji P. Henson

Tony Hale

September 1 – Hwang Jung-min, South Korean actor September 3 – Jeremy Glick, passenger on board United Airlines Flight 93 (d. 2001) September 4

Daisy Dee, Dutch singer and actress Ione Skye, British-born American actress

September 5 – Liam Lynch, American musician, comedian, and puppetteer September 7

Gao Min, Chinese diver Tom Everett Scott, American actor

September 8

Benny Ibarra, Mexican singer Latrell Sprewell, American basketball player Rosearik Rikki Simons, American voice actor

September 10

Molly McKay, LGBT activist Ménélik, French rapper

September 11

Taraji P. Henson, American actress Laura Wright, American actress

September 13 – Susumu Chiba, Japanese voice actor September 14 – Mike Burns, American soccer player September 17 – Valeria Cappellotto, Italian racing cyclist. (d. 2015) September 18 – Darren Gough, English cricketer September 19

Dan Bylsma, American ice hockey player Yuka Imai, Japanese voice actress Takanori Nishikawa, Japanese singer

September 20 – Gert Verheyen, Belgian footballer September 21 – Samantha Power, Irish-American government official and writer September 22

Chris Tallman, American actor and comedian Mike Matheny, American baseball player Mystikal, American rapper

September 23 – Ani DiFranco, American musician September 25 – Aja Kong, Japanese professional wrestler September 26

Marco Etcheverry, Bolivian football player Frank Guinta, American politician Yukio Iketani, Japanese gymnast

September 27 – Yoshiharu Habu, Japanese professional shogi player September 28

Isabelle Brasseur, Canadian figure skater Kimiko Date-Krumm, Japanese tennis player

September 29

Joe Doucet, American designer, inventor and artist Emily Lloyd, English actress Yoshihiro Tajiri, Japanese professional wrestler Natasha Gregson Wagner, American actress

September 30

Mark Smith, English actor and bodybuilder Tony Hale, American actor


Kelly Ripa

Nicole Ari Parker

Matt Damon

Sadiq Khan

Kirk Cameron

Chavo Guerrero Jr.

Nolan North

October 1 – Moses Kiptanui, Kenyan athlete October 2 – Kelly Ripa, American actress and TV personality October 4

Richard Hancox, English footballer Zdravko Zdravkov, Bulgarian footballer

October 7 – Nicole Ari Parker, American actress and model October 8

Matt Damon, American actor Sadiq Khan, British politician; Mayor of London Tetsuya Nomura, Japanese video game and film director

October 9

Annika Sörenstam, Swedish golfer Jason Butler Harner, American actor

October 10

Jokelyn Tienstra, Dutch handball player (d. 2015) Sir Matthew Pinsent, British rower

October 11

Lee Bong-Ju, South Korean long-distance runner Andy Marriott, English footballer

October 12

Kirk Cameron, American actor and Christian activist Charlie Ward, American football
American football
and basketball player

October 14 – Daniela Peštová, Czech supermodel October 15 – Chris Mims, American football
American football
(d. 2008) October 16 – Mehmet Scholl, German footballer October 17

Anil Kumble, Indian cricketer Marciano Vink, Dutch footballer

October 18 – Jose Padilla, American gang member and convicted terrorist October 20 – Michelle Malkin, American political commentator October 21

Louis Koo, Hong Kong actor Tony Mortimer, English singer

October 24 – Stephen Kipkorir, Kenyan middle distance runner (d. 2008) October 25
October 25
– Adam Goldberg, American actor October 26 – Chavo Guerrero Jr., Mexican-American professional wrestler October 27 – Adrian Erlandsson, Swedish drummer October 28 – Greg Eagles, American actor and voice actor October 29

Toby Smith, British musician (d. 2017) Michael Daingerfield, Canadian actor and voice actor Edwin van der Sar, Dutch footballer

October 30

Ben Bailey, American host Nia Long, American actress Xie Jun, Chinese chess grandmaster

October 31

Nolan North, American actor Linn Berggren, Swedish singer


Anthony Ruivivar

Ethan Hawke

Chris Jericho

Tonya Harding

Martha Plimpton

Walter Emanuel Jones

November 1 – Merle Palmiste, Estonian actress November 2

Ely Buendia, Filipino rock lead singer and rhythm guitarist (Eraserheads) Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman, American wrestling valet

November 3 – Dawn Marie Psaltis, American professional wrestler November 4

Tony Sly, American singer (d. 2012) François Delapierre, French politician (d. 2014) Anthony Ruivivar, American actor

November 5 – Heather Pick, American television news anchor (d. 2008) November 6 – Ethan Hawke, American actor, writer, and film director November 7

Neil Hannon, Northern Irish musician Morgan Spurlock, American filmmaker and activist

November 8 – Tom Anderson, American co-founder of Myspace November 9

Chris Jericho, American professional wrestler Imam Samudra, Bali bombings, an act of terrorism (d. 2008) Scarface, American rapper

November 10

Orny Adams, American comedian Warren G, American rapper

November 12

Tonya Harding, American figure skater Alina María Hernández, Cuban transgender (d. 2016)

November 15

Patrick M'Boma, Cameroonian footballer Jack Ingram, American country music singer

November 16

Matt Healy, British actor Martha Plimpton, American actress

November 17

Paul Allender, English guitarist Tania Zaetta, Australian actress and television presenter

November 18 – Peta Wilson, Australian actress November 20 – Joe Zaso, American actor and producer November 21 – Karen Davila, Filipina journalist, TV host and news personality November 22 – Stel Pavlou, British novelist and screenwriter November 23

Zoë Ball, British television and radio presenter Oded Fehr, Israeli-American actor

November 25 – Eluana Englaro, Italian patient in right-to-die case (d. 2009) November 26 – Dave Hughes, Australian comedian November 27

Mr. Lobo, television personality Jorge Luis González Tanquero, Cuban dissident (d. 2016)

November 28 – Richard Osman, English television presenter, producer and director November 29 – Larry Joe Campbell, American actor and comedian November 30

Walter Emanuel Jones, American actor Natalie Williams, American basketball player


Sarah Silverman

Kevin Sussman

Mädchen Amick

Jennifer Connelly

December 1 – Sarah Silverman, American comedian December 2 – Treach, American rapper December 3

Jimmy Shergill, Indian actor Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, U.S. Representative
U.S. Representative

December 4

Fat Pat, American rapper (d. 1998) Kevin Sussman, American actor

December 5

Tim Hetherington, English-born photojournalist (d. 2011) Martin Selmayr, German Eurocrat

December 6 – Ulf Ekberg, Swedish musician December 9 – Kara DioGuardi, American songwriter December 12

Mädchen Amick, American actress Jennifer Connelly, American actress Regina Hall, American actress

December 13 – Bart Johnson, American actor December 14 – Andrew Lewis, Guyanese professional boxer (d. 2014) December 15 – Przemysław Truściński, Polish artist December 17 – Craig Doyle, Irish television presenter December 18

DMX, American rapper and actor Miles Marshall Lewis, American author Victoria Pratt, Canadian-born actress and model Rob Van Dam, American professional wrestler

December 20

Nicole de Boer, Canadian actress Massimo Ellul, Maltese entrepreneur and philanthropist

December 22

Ted Cruz, Canadian-American politician, U.S. Senator (R-Tx.) from 2013 and 2016
presidential candidate Gary Anderson, Scottish darts player Clay Dreslough, American game designer

December 23 – Catriona Le May Doan, Canadian speed skater December 25 – Emmanuel Amuneke, Nigerian footballer December 26
December 26
– Krissada Sukosol Clapp, Thai actor and singer December 28 – Francesca Le, American porn actress and director December 29

Aled Jones, Welsh singer and television presenter Kevin Weisman, American actor

December 31 – Bryon Russell, American basketball player

Deaths[edit] January[edit]

Max Born

January 1 – Alfred Lauck Parson, British chemist and physicist (b. 1889) January 4

Jean-Étienne Valluy, French general (b. 1899) David John Williams, Welsh-language writer and Welsh nationalist (b. 1885)

January 5 – Max Born, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1882) January 7 – Robert Barrat, American actor (b. 1889) January 10 – Pavel Belyayev, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1925) January 14 – Harry M. Woods, American songwriter (b. 1896) January 18 – David O. McKay, 9th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1873) January 19 – Aldo De Benedetti, Italian screenwriter (b. 1892) January 25

Jane Bathori, French mezzo-soprano (b. 1877) Eiji Tsuburaya, Japanese film director and special effects designer (Godzilla, Ultraman) (b. 1901)

January 27 – Erich Heckel, German painter (b. 1883) January 28 – Thomas J. Ryan, American admiral (b. 1901) January 29

Lawren Harris, Canadian painter. (b. 1885) Basil Liddell Hart, British military historian (b. 1895) Thelma Morgan, American socialite (b. 1904)

January 30 – Fritz Bayerlein, German general (b. 1899) January 31 – Slim Harpo, American singer (b. 1924)


Bertrand Russell

Hugh Dowding

Joao Cafe Filho

February 2

Lawrence Gray, American actor (b. 1898) Bertrand Russell, British logician and philosopher, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Nobel Prize in Literature
(b. 1872)

February 3 – Italo Gariboldi, Italian general (b. 1879) February 4 – Louise Bogan, American poet (b. 1897) February 6 – Roscoe Karns, American actor (b. 1891) February 10

John Davidson, Scottish-Canadian botanist. (b. 1878) Tobias Geffen, Lithuanian-born, American Orthodox rabbi. (b.1870) Alfred Roberts, English lay preacher, politician, and father of Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
(b. 1892)

February 14

Arthur Edeson, American cinematographer (b. 1891) Sasha Siemel, adventurer, hunter, guide, actor, writer, photographer, and lecturer. (b. 1890) Harry Stradling, American cinematographer (b. 1901) Herbert Strudwick, English cricketer (b. 1880)

February 15 – Hugh Dowding, British RAF Fighter Commander during the Battle of Britain
Battle of Britain
(b. 1882) February 16 – Francis Peyton Rous, American pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(b. 1879) February 17

Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Israeli writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888) Alfred Newman, American film composer (b. 1901)

February 19 – Jules Munshin, American actor (b. 1915) February 20

Sophie Treadwell, American playwright and journalist (b. 1885) João Café Filho, Brazilian politician, 18th President of Brazil
President of Brazil
(b. 1899)

February 21 – Johannes Semper, Estonian writer and translator (b. 1892) February 22 – Edward Selzer, American film producer (b. 1893) February 24 – Conrad Nagel, American actor (b. 1897) February 25 – Mannathu Padmanabha Pillai, Indian social reformer (b. 1878) February 28 – Arthur Henry Knighton-Hammond, English painter (b. 1875)


Heinrich Brüning

March 2 – Joseph Vialatoux, French Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic
philosopher (b. 1880) March 11

Erle Stanley Gardner, American crime writer (b. 1889) Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (b. 1894)

March 8 – Waldo Peirce, American painter (b. 1884) March 9 – Nicholas Timasheff, Russian sociologist (b. 1886) March 13 – Alec Clunes, English actor (b. 1912) March 14 – Ma Hongkui, prominent warlord in China during the Republic
of China era (b. 1892) March 18 – William Beaudine, American film director (b. 1892) March 23 – Del Lord, Canadian film director (b. 1894) March 28 – Fortune Gallo, Italian-born opera impresario (b. 1878) March 29 – Vera Brittain, British writer (b. 1893) March 30 – Heinrich Brüning, German academic and politician, 21st Chancellor of Germany
Chancellor of Germany
(b. 1885) March 31

Semyon Timoshenko, Soviet general, Marshal of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
(b. 1895) George Wootten, Australian soldier, public servant, political activist and solicitor (b. 1893)


Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow

Ed Begley

April 5 – Alfred Henry Sturtevant, American geneticist (b. 1891) April 6 – El Deif Ahmed, Egyptian actor (b. 1936) April 8

Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma (b. 1893) Julius Pokorny, Austrian-born Czech linguist (b. 1887)

April 11

Cathy O'Donnell, American actress (b. 1923) Richard Neill, American actor of the silent era (b. 1875) Joseph Schechtman, writer and Revisionist political activist (b. 1891)

April 16 – Richard Neutra, Austrian-born American architect (b. 1892) April 17 Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow
Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow
(b. 1877) April 18 – Michał Kalecki, Polish economist (b. 1899) April 26

Francisco Cunha Leal, Portuguese politician, 84th Prime Minister of Portugal (b. 1888) Gypsy Rose Lee, American actress (b. 1911)

April 27 – Arthur Shields, Irish actor (b. 1896)


Yi Un

Nelly Sachs

Iuliu Hossu

May 1

Yi Un, Crown Prince of Korea (b. 1897) Ralph Hartley, American inventor (b. 1888

May 6

Giovanni Giuriati, Italian Fascist politician (b. 1876) Helen Kinnear, Canadian lawyer (b. 1894)

May 10

Mari Blanchard, American actress (b. 1927) Leslie H. Sabo Jr., Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor
recipient (b. 1948)

May 11 – Johnny Hodges, American jazz musician (b. 1906) May 12

Władysław Anders, General of the Polish Army (b. 1892) Nelly Sachs, German writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1891)

May 13 – Sir William Dobell, Australian artist (b. 1899) May 14 – Billie Burke, American actress (b. 1884) May 17 – Heinz Hartmann, Austrian psychiatrist and psychoanalyst (b. 1894) May 19 – Ray Schalk, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox) and a member of the MLB Hall of Fame
MLB Hall of Fame
(b. 1892) May 21 – E. L. Grant Watson, Australian scientist and writer (b. 1885) May 22 – Joseph Wood Krutch, American writer and naturalist. (b. 1893) May 27 – Osei Tutu Agyeman Prempeh II, King of the Ashanti (b. 1892) May 28 – Iuliu Hossu, Romanian Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic
bishop and servant of God (b. 1885) May 29 – John Gunther, American writer (b. 1901) May 31 – Terry Sawchuk, Canadian hockey player (b. 1929)


Pedro Eugenio Aramburu

Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia

Alexander Kerensky


June 1 – George Watkins, American baseball player (b. 1900) June 2 – Bruce McLaren, Founder of McLaren Racing (b. 1937) June 3

Ruth Sawyer, American storyteller and writer (b. 1880) Hjalmar Schacht, Nazi German economic minister (b. 1877)

June 7

E. M. Forster, English writer (b. 1879) Manuel Gómez-Moreno Martínez, Spanish archaeologist and historian (b. 1870)

June 8 – Abraham Maslow, American psychologist (b. 1908) June 9 – Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia, 19th President of Costa Rica (b. 1900) June 10 – Bartolomé Blanche, Chilean military officer, provisional President of Chile
(b. 1879) June 11

Alexander Kerensky, Russian revolutionary politician (b. 1881) Frank Laubach, American Congregational Christian missionary (b. 1884)

June 13 – Gonzalo Roig, Cuban musician, composer, musical director and founder of several orchestras. (b. 1890) June 14 –Roman Ingarden, Polish philosopher (b. 1893) June 15 – John Noble Kennedy, British Army officer (b. 1893) June 16 – Heino Eller, Estonian composer and composition teacher (b. 1887) June 22 – Frank J. Wilson, Chief of the United States Secret Service (b. 1887) June 26 – Leopoldo Marechal, Argentine writer (b. 1900) June 30 – Arthur Leslie, British actor (b. 1901)


Bjarni Benediktsson

António de Oliveira Salazar

July 6 – Marjorie Rambeau, American actress (b. 1889) July 10

Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic Foreign Minister and 11th Prime Minister of Iceland (b. 1908) Maria Orsola Bussone, Italian Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic
student and venerable (b. 1954)

July 11 – André Lurçat, French modernist architect, landscape architect, (b. 1894) July 12 – L. Wolfe Gilbert, Russian-born American songwriter. (b. 1886) July 13

Leslie Groves, American general, director of the Manhattan Project
Manhattan Project
(b. 1896) Lazar Drljača, Yugoslav-Bosnian painter (b. 1882) Sheng Shicai, Chinese warlord (b. 1895)

July 14 – Luis Mariano, Spanish tenor (b. 1914) July 15 – Frits Lugt, self-taught collector and connoisseur of Dutch drawings and prints and a selfless (b. 1884) July 17 – Ernst Wellmann, highly decorated German Army officer (b. 1904) July 19

Egon Eiermann, German architect (b. 1904) Panagiotis Pipinelis, former Prime Minister of Greece
Prime Minister of Greece
(b. 1899)

July 21 – Bob Kalsu, American football
American football
player (b. 1945) July 22 – Fritz Kortner, Austrian-born director (b. 1892) July 23 – Amadeo Bordiga, Italian Marxist (b. 1889) July 24 – Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman (b. 1897) July 27 – António de Oliveira Salazar, Portuguese economist and politician, 100th Prime Minister of Portugal
Prime Minister of Portugal
(b. 1889) July 28 – Baba Bujha Singh, Indian revolutionary July 29 – John Barbirolli, English conductor (b. 1899) July 30 – George Szell, Hungarian conductor (b. 1897) July 31 – Wilfrid Kent Hughes, Australian Olympian and politician (b. 1895)


Otto Heinrich Warburg

August 1

Delia Akeley, American explorer (b. 1875) Lula Wardlow, American businesswoman (b. 1876) Otto Heinrich Warburg, German physician and physiologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate (b. 1883) Frances Farmer, American actress and television host (b. 1913) Giuseppe Pizzardo, Italian Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic
cardinal (b. 1877)

August 10 –Victor W. Voorhees, American architect (b. 1876) August 18 – Soledad Miranda, Spanish actress (b. 1943) August 19 – Efisio Melis, Sardinian folk musician (b. 1890) August 20 – Zeki Velidi Togan, Turkish historian (b. 1890) August 22 – Vladimir Propp, Soviet folklorist (b. 1895) August 23 – Abdallah Khalil, 3rd Prime Minister of Sudan
(b. 1892) August 30

Thomas Hunton, Royal Marines officer (b. 1885) William McCance, Scottish artist (b. 1894)


Jimi Hendrix

Gamal Abdel Nasser

September – Mahmud al-Muntasir, 1st Prime Minister of Libya
(b. 1903) September 1 – François Mauriac, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885) September 2

Marie-Pierre Koenig, French general and politician (b. 1898) Agnes E. Meyer, American journalist, a philanthropist (b. 1887) Kees van Baaren, Dutch composer (b. 1906)

September 3 – Vince Lombardi, American football
American football
player and coach after whom the NFL's Super Bowl
Super Bowl
trophy is named (b. 1913) September 5

Jesse Pennington, English footballer (b. 1883) André Simon (wine), French-born wine merchant, gourmet, and prolific writer about wine (b. 1877) Jochen Rindt, Austrian racing driver, 1970
Formula One
Formula One
Driver's Champion (b. 1942)

September 7 – Yitzhak Gruenbaum, noted leader of the Zionist movement in the interwar period (b. 1879) September 14

Rudolf Carnap, German-American philosopher and mathematician (b. 1891) Virgil T. McCroskey, American conservationist (b. 1876)

September 18 – James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix, American rock musician (b. 1942) September 22 – Alice Hamilton, the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University (b. 1869) September 23 – André Bourvil, French actor (b. 1917) September 25 – Erich Maria Remarque, German author (All Quiet On The Western Front) (b. 1898) September 28

John Dos Passos, American novelist (b. 1896) Gamal Abdel Nasser, 31st Prime Minister of Egypt
and 2nd President of Egypt
(b. 1918)

September 29 – Edward Everett Horton, American actor (b. 1886) September 30 – Benedetto Aloisi Masella, Italian Roman Catholic cardinal (b. 1875)


Janis Joplin

Edouard Daladier

October 1 – Petar Konjović, Yugoslav composer (b. 1883) October 4 – Janis Joplin, American rock singer (b. 1943) October 10 – Édouard Daladier, 72nd Prime Minister of France
Prime Minister of France
(b. 1884) October 11 – César Falcón, Peruvian writer, journalist and politician (b. 1892) October 13 – Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano (b. 1880) October 15 – Jack Harrison, British boxer (b. 1888) October 17 – Quincy Wright, American political scientist (b. 1890) October 18 Prince Zeid bin Hussein
Prince Zeid bin Hussein
(b. 1898) October 19 Lázaro Cárdenas
Lázaro Cárdenas
Mexican general and statesman, 44th President of Mexico
(b. 1895) October 20 – Antoni Bohdziewicz, Polish screenplay, writer and director (b. 1906) October 21

Li Linsi, Chinese educator and diplomat (b. 1896) Ernest Haller, American cinematographer (b. 1896) Corneliu Calotescu, Romanian Major-General during World War II (b. 1889)

October 22 – George Austin Welsh, Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives (b. 1878) October 25

Robert Delafield Rands, Estonian painter (b. 1890) René Schneider, commander-in-chief of the Chilean Army (assassinated) (b. 1890)

October 26 – Hugh Gordon Cummins, 2nd Premier of Barbados
(b. 1891)


Charles de Gaulle

Konstantinos Tsaldaris

Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman

November 1 – Otto Kreisler, Austrian film director of the silent era (b. 1890) November 2

Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch, Russian mathematician (b. 1891) Fernand Gravey, French actor (b. 1904)

November 6 – Agustín Lara, Mexican composer (b. 1897) November 8 – Napoleon Hill, American author in the area of the new thought (b. 1883) November 9 – Charles de Gaulle, French general and statesman, 98th Prime Minister of France
Prime Minister of France
and 18th President of France
President of France
(b. 1890) November 14

Louis Rich, American entrepreneur (b. 1896) Howard Winkler, Canadian politician (b. 1891)

November 15
November 15
– Konstantinos Tsaldaris, Greek politician, 2-time Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1884) November 19 – Andrei Yeremenko, Soviet military leader, Marshal of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
(b. 1892) November 20 – John Louis Clarke, Blackfoot wood carver from Montana. (b. 1881) November 21

C. V. Raman, Indian physicist. (b. 1888) Percy Ernst Schramm, German historian (b. 1894)

November 23 – Yusof bin Ishak, Singaporean politician, 1st President of Singapore (b. 1910) November 25

Louise Glaum, American actress (b. 1888) Yukio Mishima, Japanese novelist (b. 1925)

November 26 – David Brown, Scottish footballer (b. 1887)


December 7 – Rube Goldberg, American cartoonist (b. 1883) December 8

Christopher Kelk Ingold, British chemist (b. 1893) Philip Edward Smith, American endocrinologist (b. 1884)

December 9 – Evelyn Temple Emmett, first Director of the Tasmanian Government Tourist Bureau (b. 1871) December 12 – Doris Blackburn, Australian politician (b. 1889) December 15 – Ernest Marsden, English-New Zealand physicist (b. 1889) December 14 – William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim, British field marshal and 13th Governor-General of Australia
(b. 1889) December 16 – Friedrich Pollock, German social scientist and philosopher (b. 1894) December 29 – Prince Adalbert of Bavaria (b. 1886) December 30 – Lenore Ulric, American actress (b. 1892) December 30 – Sonny Liston, American boxer, former world heavyweight champion December 31 – Cyril Scott, English composer, writer, and poet (b. 1879)

Nobel Prizes[edit]

Physics – Hannes Alfvén, Louis Néel Chemistry – Luis Federico Leloir Medicine – Sir Bernard Katz, Ulf von Euler, Julius Axelrod Literature – Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn Peace – Norman E. Borlaug Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
– Paul Samuelson


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