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.
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
Source: US Social Security Administration