1970

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Can you name the events of 1970?

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Soap debuts on ABC and runs through 2011January 5
Won Super Bowl IV, last between AFL and NFLJanuary 11
This Motown act performs last concert together in Las VegasJanuary 14
Band which releases first heavy metal albumFebruary 13
210,000 workers with this governmental agency strikeMarch 18
Space mission to moon abortedApril 13
This observance celebrated for first timeApril 22
United States invades this southeast Asian countryApril 29
National guard troops killed four students at this Ohio universityMay 4
British band releases their final album, Let It BeMay 8
F5 tornado devastates this Texas cityMay 11
Two protesters killed at this college in MississippiMay 14
Island country which gains independence from United KingdomJune 6
Becomes new prime minister of UKJune 18
Wins 1970 FIFA World CupJune 21
This radio program hosted by Casey Kasem debutsJuly 4
NBC news anchor retiresJuly 31
New NBC news anchorAugust 3
British Rock Festival draws over 600,000August 26
Middle East leader who survived assassination atemptSeptember 1
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This legendary football coach diesSeptember 3
Four American planes hijacked at airport in this Middle East countrySeptember 6
Anti-war rally held at this historic Revolutionary War siteSeptember 7
Begins his first concert tour in 12 years in PhoenixSeptember 9
Infamous subcompact introducedSeptember 10
Rocker dies in LondonSeptember 18
Wins first Monday Night Football gameSeptember 21
Egyptian president dies of a heart attackSeptember 28
31 players for this college's football team die in plane crashOctober 2
Rocker dies of drug overdose in Los AngelesOctober 4
Network begins broadcastingOctober 5
People's Republic of China establishes diplomatic relations with this nationOctober 13
Becomes new president of EgyptOctober 15
Elected president of ChileOctober 24
Re-elected as Governor of CaliforniaNovember 3
Elected as Governor of GeorgiaNovember 3
More than 500,000 perish during tropical cyclone in this Asian counryNovember 13
This university's football team nearly wiped out in plane crash which kills 75November 14
Divorce recognized in this European country for first timeDecember 1
Mine collapse in this state kills 38December 30

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