By the year 1970, the US population had crossed the 200 million mark. The “successful failure” Apollo 13 launched and returned to earth safely, the very first Earth Day was celebrated, the Ford Pinto was introduced, and Monday Night Football made its debut on ABC.

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Some full names of notable people born in 1970: Matthew Paige Damon, Kelly Maria Ripa, Jennifer Lynn Connelly, Rachel Hannah Weisz, Christopher Eugene O’Donnell, Uma Karuna Thurman, Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer, William Emerson Arnett, Andre Agassi, Bek David Campbell (Beck), Andre Kirk Agassi, Melissa Ann McCarthy, and River Jude Bottom… who renamed himself River Phoenix.

And here are the top 50 for baby boys and girls in the year 1970!

Click on any of the names below to find out more about it — including its meaning, origin and similar names.

Top baby names of 1970

Top girl names: 1970 Top boy names: 1970
  1. Jennifer
  2. Lisa
  3. Kimberly
  4. Michelle
  5. Amy
  6. Angela
  7. Melissa
  8. Tammy
  9. Mary
  10. Tracy
  11. Julie
  12. Karen
  13. Laura
  14. Christine
  15. Susan
  16. Dawn
  17. Stephanie
  18. Elizabeth
  19. Heather
  20. Kelly
  21. Tina
  22. Shannon
  23. Lori
  24. Patricia
  25. Pamela
  26. Cynthia
  27. Sandra
  28. Wendy
  29. Rebecca
  30. Nicole
  31. Michele
  32. Donna
  33. Deborah
  34. Teresa
  35. Christina
  36. Denise
  37. Sharon
  38. Linda
  39. Maria
  40. Brenda
  41. Barbara
  42. Stacy
  43. Andrea
  44. Cheryl
  45. Kathleen
  46. Rhonda
  47. Debra
  48. Stacey
  49. Tonya
  50. Nancy
  1. Michael
  2. James
  3. David
  4. John
  5. Robert
  6. Christopher
  7. William
  8. Brian
  9. Mark
  10. Richard
  11. Jeffrey
  12. Scott
  13. Jason
  14. Kevin
  15. Steven
  16. Joseph
  17. Thomas
  18. Eric
  19. Daniel
  20. Timothy
  21. Charles
  22. Anthony
  23. Paul
  24. Matthew
  25. Kenneth
  26. Gregory
  27. Stephen
  28. Todd
  29. Ronald
  30. Donald
  31. Edward
  32. Andrew
  33. Patrick
  34. Shawn
  35. Gary
  36. Douglas
  37. Sean
  38. Keith
  39. Craig
  40. George
  41. Troy
  42. Jonathan
  43. Larry
  44. Peter
  45. Jerry
  46. Dennis
  47. Bradley
  48. Frank
  49. Raymond
  50. Jeffery

Source: US Social Security Administration

   

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