November 1970 calendar

November 1970

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 1970.
The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on November 1970: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1970?


  • 01 Nov 1970 1st regular season Giants-Jets game, Giants win 22-10 at Shea
  • 02 Nov 1970 Cleveland Cavaliers lose by biggest margin-54 points (Philadelphia 76ers 141-87).
  • 03 Nov 1970 Bob Gibson wins NL Cy Young Award
  • 04 Nov 1970 Russian nuclear physicist Sacharov forms Human Rights Comittee
  • 05 Nov 1970 Vietnam War: The United States Military Assistance Command in Vietnam reports the lowest weekly American soldier death toll in five years (24).
  • 06 Nov 1970 Boog Powell wins AL MVP
  • 07 Nov 1970 Purlie closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 689 performances
  • 08 Nov 1970 Tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints kicks NFL record 63-yard field goal.
  • 09 Nov 1970 Trial of Seattle 8 anti-war protesters begins
  • 10 Nov 1970 2 by 2 opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 343 performances
  • 11 Nov 1970 Baltimore Oriole Boog Powell wins AL MVP
  • 12 Nov 1970 240 km/h cyclone hits East Pakistan (Bangladesh); 3-500,000 die
  • 13 Nov 1970 Flooding ravages Ganges delta, 200,000-1 million killed
  • 14 Nov 1970 DC-9 crashes in West Virginia, 75 killed
  • 16 Nov 1970 The Lockheed L-1011 Tristar flies for the first time.
  • 17 Nov 1970 British newspaper Sun puts 1st pinup girl on pg 3
  • 18 Nov 1970 Joe Frazier KOs Bob Foster in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 19 Nov 1970 Golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a California state historical landmark.
  • 20 Nov 1970 UN General Assembly accepts membership of China PR
  • 21 Nov 1970 New York Knicks' first game against Cleveland Cavaliers, Knicks win 102-94 at Madison Square Gardens, New York.
  • 22 Nov 1970 Guinean president Sekou Toure accuses Portugal of an attack when hundreds of mercenaries land near the capital Conakry.
  • 23 Nov 1970 KNCT TV channel 46 in Belton / Killeen, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 24 Nov 1970 36th Heisman Trophy Award: Jim Plunkett, Stanford
  • 25 Nov 1970 Yankees catcher Thurman Munson wins AL Rookie of Year
  • 26 Nov 1970 B O Davis Sr, first American black general, dies at age 93 in Chicago, Illinois.
  • 27 Nov 1970 Carl Morton (18-11 for last-place Expos), receives NL Rookie of Year
  • 28 Nov 1970 58th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 23-10
  • 30 Nov 1970 George Harrison releases his triple album set All Things Must Pass
  • 04 Nov 1970 Vietnam War: The United States turns over control of the air base at Bình Thủy in the Mekong Delta to South Vietnam.
vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1970?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I'll Be There
  2. - I Think I Love You
  3. - We've Only Just Begun
  4. - The Tears Of A Clown
  5. - Fire And Rain

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Band Of Gold
  2. - Voodoo Chile
  3. - Woodstock
  4. - Black Night
  5. - You Can Get It If You Really Want


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 1970?

The Secret Woman by Victoria Holt

The Secret Woman


Victoria Holt, the Queen of Gothic Romance, has sold over 100 million copies. "I will be back," he stated. "Perhaps you are thinking sooner than you think. "He

The Wall Street Jungle by Richard Ney

The Wall Street Jungle


The Wall Street Jungle [January 1, 1970] Ney Richard... B00005X4AX

Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer

Inside The Third Reich


Speer, Hitler's Minister of Armaments and War Production, is brutally incarcerated. He was the man who kept Germany armed and the war machine going even after Hitler's mythology had died.

The Greening Of America by Charles Reich

The Greening Of America


25 Years of Groundbreaking Classic. "If there were any doubts about the necessity of social transformation in 1970 I, it is now clear and urgent I

Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway

Islands In The Stream


A LATER CLASSIC FROM AMERICA’S PREMIER FICTION WRTER. First published in 1970, nine year after Hemingway's passing, this story is about an artist and adventurer, much like Hemingway.