1970

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This article is about the year 1970. For other uses, see 1970 (disambiguation).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –  1980s  1990s  2000s
Years: 1967 1968 196919701971 1972 1973
1970 by topic:
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Leaders
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Establishments and disestablishments categories
Works and introductions categories
1970 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1970
MCMLXX
Ab urbe condita 2723
Armenian calendar 1419
ԹՎ ՌՆԺԹ
Assyrian calendar 6720
Bahá'í calendar 126–127
Bengali calendar 1377
Berber calendar 2920
British Regnal year 18 Eliz. 2 – 19 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2514
Burmese calendar 1332
Byzantine calendar 7478–7479
Chinese calendar 己酉(Earth Rooster)
4666 or 4606
    — to —
庚戌年 (Metal Dog)
4667 or 4607
Coptic calendar 1686–1687
Discordian calendar 3136
Ethiopian calendar 1962–1963
Hebrew calendar 5730–5731
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2026–2027
 - Shaka Samvat 1892–1893
 - Kali Yuga 5071–5072
Holocene calendar 11970
Igbo calendar 970–971
Iranian calendar 1348–1349
Islamic calendar 1389–1390
Japanese calendar Shōwa 45
(昭和45年)
Juche calendar 59
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4303
Minguo calendar ROC 59
民國59年
Thai solar calendar 2513
Unix time 0–31535999

1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1970th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 970th year of the 2nd millennium, the 70th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1970s decade. It is also the Unix epoch time.

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April 1: New car: AMC Gremlin.

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World population
1970 1965 1975
World 3,692,492,000 3,334,874,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 357,618,000 4,068,109,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 375,617,000
Africa 357,283,000 313,744,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 43,539,000 408,160,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 50,877,000
Asia 2,143,118,000 1,899,424,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 243,694,000 2,397,512,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 254,394,000
Europe 655,855,000 634,026,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 21,829,000 675,542,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 19,687,000
Latin-America 284,856,000 250,452,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 34,404,000 321,906,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 37,050,000
North America 231,937,000 219,570,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 12,367,000 243,425,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 11,488,000
Oceania 19,443,000 17,657,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 1,786,000 21,564,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 2,121,000

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