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1970
   BBC Sports Personality of the Year was   
Henry Cooper
Boxer
1970
   FIFA World Cup winners were   
Brazil
1970
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Chelsea
Chelsea 2 Leeds United 1 (aet) (Replay); First game 2-2
1970
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Eddy Merckx
Belgium 5 Tour de France wins. Also won the tour of Italy 5 times and tour of Spain once. Possibly the greatest rider of all time!
The Aristocats
   was released in   
1970
1970
   Formula One World Constructors' Champion was   
Lotus
1970
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
John Newcombe
1970
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Margaret Smith Court
1970
   Commonwealth Games host was   
Edinburgh
1970
   Palme d'Or winner was   
MASH
Directed by Robert Altman
1970
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Ken Rosewall
d. Tony Roche 2-6 6-4 7-6 6-3
1970
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Margaret Smith Court
1970
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Arthur Ashe
1970
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Margaret Smith Court
1970
   World Series Champions were the   
Baltimore Orioles
5 games v. Cincinnati Reds. MVP: Brooks Robinson
1970
   the winner was   
Jim Plunkett
QB of Stanford
1970
   was the year   
Jimi Hendrix Died
Found dead in mysterious circumstances in a London basement. Buried in Renton, Washington.
1970
   champions were   
UCLA
1970
   Playboy Playmate of the Year was   
Claudia Jennings
1970
   the winner was   
Norman Borlaug
USA, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico City
1970
   the winner was   
Pamela Anne Eldred
Birmingham, Michigan
1970
   the winner was   
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
USSR, 1918-2008; "for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature"
1970
   the winner was   
Patton
Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner for 20th Century Fox
1970
   the winner was   
Dust Commander
Mike Manganello
1970
   the winner was   
Jack Nicklaus
At St Andrews
1970
   UEFA Champions League winners were   
Feyenoord
Holland
1970
   the winner was   
The Night Before Easter
Composed by Don Sumner and Dwayne Friend
1970
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Agostini
MV- 350 cc
1970
   the winner was   
Giuseppe Ungaretti
Italy
1970
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Baghdad Note
Jockey - Midge Didham, Trainer - Robert Heasley, Owner - E. C. S. Falconer, Time - 3.19.70
Beatles Disband & Lennon Marries Yoko Ono, Sadat Becomes President of Egypt
   are all   
Major Events of 1970
1970
   the winner was   
Woodstock
1970
   was the year   
US Troops Invaded Cambodia
May 1
1970
   was the year   
Fiji Gained Independence
From Britain
1970
   was the year   
Charles De Gaulle Died
1970
   was the year   
The First Earth Day Was Held
Organized to draw attention to the danger of pollution
1970
   was the year   
The Aswan High Dam Was Completed
In Egypt
1970
      
Boundary Treaty
Settles boundary disputes between the United States and Mexico.
1970
      
Convention on Psychotropic Substances
Attempts to control psychoactive drugs such as amphetamines, barbiturates, and LSD.
Barbara Hepworth
   created the sculpture   
Family of Man, 1970
1970
   Leroy released   
March of the Two Left Feet
Based upon a story by P.G. Woodhouse with the same name.
1970
   winner was   
High Echelon
John Rotz up, Trainer: John Jacobs, Owner: Ethel D. Jacobs -- 2:34.00
1970
   was the first publication of   
I Can Draw It Myself: By Me, Myself With a Little Help from My Friend Dr. Seuss
1970
   was the first publication of   
Mister Brown Can Moo, Can You.
1970
   was the year   
Tonga Gained Independence
From Britain
1970
   was won by   
Garoupe
Mrs. F. Williams
Montreal Alouettes
   won the Grey Cup in   
1970
Montreal Alouettes defeated Calgary Stampeders 23-10 at CNE Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on November 28, 1970
1970
   Ali fought   
Oscar Bonavena
Win technical knockout round 15
1970
   player of the year was   
Billy Bremner
Leeds United
1970
   was the year   
Charles De Gaulle Died






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