What Happened in Apr 1970

  • The Bee Gees release Cucumber Castle

    Cucumber Castle is the Bee Gees' seventh album (and fifth international release), released in 1970 and produced by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, and... Read more

  • "Patton" Is Released

    Patton (UK: Patton: Lust for Glory) is a 1970 biographical war film about U.S. General George S. Patton during World War II. It stars George C.... Read more

  • 42nd Academy Awards

    The 42nd Academy Awards were presented April 7, 1970 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. There was no host. This is currently the... Read more

  • Billy Casper Jr. Wins the 34th Masters Tournament

    After leading the first three rounds the previous year, Billy Casper defeated Gene Littler 69-74 in the Masters final 18-hole playoff. Casper... Read more

  • Apollo 13 Mission

    Apollo 13 was the third manned mission by NASA intended to land on the moon, but a mid-mission technical malfunction forced the lunar landing to be... Read more

  • First Earth Day

    Earth Day was first observed on April 22, 1970, when an estimated 20 million people nationwide attended the inaugural event. Senator Gaylord... Read more