Step back in time: to 1970
Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1970. Welcome back to the start of the Seventies; fashion was eclectic, music was electric and all over Britain homes were filled with time-saving technologies like televisions, microwaves and washing machines.
The 70s are marked by new opportunities for men and women and an emphasis on art and music – from the rise of disco to an increase in international travel, in 1970 some of the most regular innovations of modern life today were just beginning to take shape.
So grab a cuppa and step back in time with us to 1970…
Popular Culture offers a glimpse into the lives of people and the big and little things that made up the everyday. Here’s a snapshot of life and pop culture in 1970.
1970 wasn’t just an important year in Britain. Here’s a look at some of the most significant events that took place in 1970 around the globe.
From big upsets to big wins, here are some of the most significant moments to take place in sport in 1970.
Some big personalities came into the world in 1970. Here’s a few of the famous faces born this year.
Nothing takes us back like music; these were some of the best-selling artists and most popular songs on the radio in 1970.
Best selling single of the year: Elvis Presley, The Wonder of You
Christmas number 1: Dave Edmunds, I Hear You Knocking
Other popular songs
Freda Payne – Band of Gold
Norman Greenbaum – Spirit in the Sky
Mungo Jerry – In the Summertime
Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
How old were you in 1970? Does our timeline bring back any memories?
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