While doing a bit of research I came across the events from the year 1970; boy oh boy!
I was 6 years old at the time.
It was the first time I walked into the boys schoolyard at Holy Name. (Christmas morning)
1-Kent State shootings
2-Vietnam – Nixon sends home thousands of tropps
3-Vince Lombardi died
4-Jimi Hendrick died
5-Janis Joplin died
6-Knicks win championship over Lakers (“Win it for Willis”)
7-Apollo 13 launched but they brought it back.
8-First NYC marathon
9-Monday Night Football – first game
10-Tom Dempsey kicks a 63-yard field goal with half a foot
11-Two college football teams (Wichita State and Marshall) have their planes crash.
13-Maurice Stokes dies
14-Paul left the Beatles
What a year…
Number one song was “Bridge over Troubled Water.”