Events of the year 1970

Major Events of 1970

* War in Vietnam Spreads to Cambodia

* Biafra Capitulates, Ending Civil War.

* Four Killed at Kent State University

* Salvador Allende becomes President of Chile

* Aswan Dam Finished

Sports

NBA Champioship New York Knicks vs. LA Lakers Series: 4-3

NCAA Football Nebraska, Texas, & Ohio State Record: 11-0-1; 10-1-0; 9-1-0

Stanley Cup Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues Score: 4-0

Super Bowl IV Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings Score: 23-7

Heisman Trophy Jim Plunkett, stanford, QB points: 2,229

U.S. Open

Music

1."Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" ... B.J. Thomas

2."I Want You Back" ... The Jackson Five

3."Venus" ... Shocking Blue

4."Thank You / Everybody's a Star" ... Sly & the Family Stone

5."Bridge Over Troubled Water" ... Simon and Garfunkel

6."Let It Be" ... The Beatles

7."ABC" ... The Jackson Five

8."American Woman/No Sugar Tonight" ... Guess Who

9."Everything is Beautiful" ... Ray Stevens

10."The Long & Winding Road / For You Blue" ... Guess Who

Click here to see the grammy awards winners from 1970

Movies

1. Airport

2. M*A*S*H

3. Patton

4. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

5. Woodstock

6. Hello, Dolly!

7. Cactus Flower

8. Catch-22

9. On Her Majesty's Secret Service

10. The Reivers

Click here to see a list of the Academy Award winners from 1970

Most Popular Books

Fiction

1."Love Story" ... Erich Segal. Harper & Row

2."The French Lieutenant's Woman" ... John Fowles. Little, Brown

3."Islands in the Stream" ... Ernest Hemingway. Scribner

4."The Crystal Cave" ... Mary Stewart. Morrow

5."Great Lion of God" ... Taylor Caldwell. Doubleday

6."QB VII" ... Leon Uris. Doubleday

7."The Gang that Couldn't Shoot Straight" ... Jimmy Breslin. Viking Press

8."The Secret Woman" ... Victoria Holt. Doubleday

9."Travels with My Aunt" ... Graham Greene. Viking Press

10."Rich Man, Poor Man" ... Irwin Shaw. Delacorte Press

Nonfiction

1."Everything You Wanted to Know about Sex but Were Afraid to Ask" ...

David Reuben, M.D. McKay

2."The New English Bible" ... Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press

3."The Sensuous Woman" ... "J." Lyle Stuart

4."Better Homes and Gardens Fondue and Tabletop Cooking" ... Meredith

5."Up the Organization" ... Robert Townsend. Knopf

6."Ball Four" ... Jim Bouton. World Publishing Co.

7."American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language" ... Editor-in-chief William Morris. Houghton Mifflin

8."Body Language" ... Julius Fast. M. Evans

9."In Someone's Shadow" ... Rod McKuen. Random House

10."Caught in the Quiet" ... Rod McKuen. Random House

Most Popular Television Shows

1. Marcus Welby, M.D. (ABC)

2. The Flip Wilson Show (NBC)

3. Here's Lucy (CBS)

4. Ironside (NBC)

5. Gunsmoke (CBS)

6. ABC Movie of the Week (ABC)

7. Hawaii Five-O (CBS)

8. Medical Center (CBS)

9. Bonanza (NBC)

10. The F.B.I. (ABC)