#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Wednesday 8 April 1970

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerald Vaughn and Harold Bishop. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let It Be by The Beatles. In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits. Colossus: The Forbin Project, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Family at War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1970 or at April 08 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 8 April 1970 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Colossus: The Forbin Project

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent

Country: United States

More info

The Sicilian Clan

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Lino Ventura

Country: United States

More info

Women in Love

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson

Country: United States

More info

Bloody Mama

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Shelley Winters, Don Stroud, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

More info

My Night at Maud's

Directed by: Eric Rohmer

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Franoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Barrault

Country: United States

More info

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

A Family at War

Written by: John Finch

Starring: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Leslie Nunnerley, Coral Atkins

Country: United Kingdom

More info

The Adventures of Parsley

Starring: Gordon Rollings

Country: United Kingdom

The Woodlanders

Starring: Felicity Kendal, David Burke, Annette Robertson, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom

Paris 7000

Starring: George Hamilton

Country: United States

Evening at Pops

Starring: Arthur Fiedler

Country: United States

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 8 April 1970!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gerald Vaughn: Canadian Football League defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats).
  • Harold Bishop: NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns).
  • Derek D: Brown in Washington DC; team handball right wing (Olympics-1996).
  • Beatrice Bocci: Italian showgirl, beauty pageant winner and television presenter.
  • Bourne: TV Actor.
See other famous people born on 08 April
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Cry for Us All opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • US Senate rejects President Richard Nixon's nomination of Carswell to Supreme Court.
  • Bahr el-Baqar incident: Israeli bombers strike an Egyptian school. 46 children are killed.

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 8 April 1970 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1970?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jesse Jackson -- Apr. 6, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8172
  • Life: Lauren Bacall

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The House On The Strand

By: Daphne du Maurier

In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century.

More info

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

By: John Fowles

Perhaps the most beloved of John Fowles's internationally bestselling works, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively invents anew the Victorian novel.

More info

In This House Of Brede

By: Rumer Godden

The poignant, New York Times–bestselling novel of the spiritual and personal lives of nuns cloistered in a Benedictine monastery as change begins to rock the Catholic Church.

More info

Puppet On A Chain

By: Alistair MacLean

From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all time classic.Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope king.With

More info

Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 8 April 1970 is such a special date for you!