•    The shooting of unarmed college students by members of the Ohio National Guard on Monday, May 4, at Kent State The guardsmen fired 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others.
•    The Worlds Fair opened up at Osaka, Japan called Expo 70
•    The very first Earth Day is celebrated.
•    18 year olds were able to vote for the first time.
•    A brand new type of car, sub-compacts called the Gremlin & the Pinto hit the streets
•    “Chicago 7” are acquitted. They were charged with conspiracy, inciting to riot and other charges related to protests that took place in Chicago, at the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

•    MOVIES: “Mash” “Patton” & “Love Story”
•    T.V.: “The Flip Wilson Show”, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, “The Odd Couple”
•    The Beatles called it quits.
•    “Monday Night Football” Premiers on ABC.
•    “Doonesbury” premiered in newspapers.
•    Phoenix New Times published for the first time.

•    ASU in the 1970 college football season. Led by head coach Frank Kush, the Sun Devils won the Peach Bowl.
•    Phoenix New Times is founded

•    Jimi Hendrix: November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970
•    Janis Joplin: January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970

•    From the multiplatinum album “All Things Must Pass.”
•    The recording features co-producer Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound treatment and heralded the arrival of Harrison’s much-admired slide guitar technique.  
•    The song was originally given to fellow Apple Records artist Billy Preston to record and was released on Preston’s Encouraging Words album, two months before Harrison’s version appeared.
•    The song was written in praise of the Hindu God Krishna. 
•    It was at the center of a heavily publicized plagiarism suit due to its similarity to the Ronnie Mack song “He’s So Fine”, a hit for the Chiffons.  In 1976, Harrison was found to have “subconsciously” plagiarized the tune, a verdict that had repercussions throughout the music industry.
•    Here’s George Harrison and “My Sweet Lord” your Number 1 At 1 from December 1970.

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