Sunday August 23, 1970
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

August 23, 1970: Day of the Week

August 23, 1970 was the 235th day of the year 1970 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 130 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

A person born on this day will be 53 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $182.31 today.

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Here’s the August 1970 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1970 calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Dog is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).

August 23, 1970 Historical Event(s)

1970
Organized by Mexican American union leader César Chávez, the Salad Bowl strike, the largest farm worker strike in U.S. history, begins.

Who were born on August 23, 1970?

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Brad Mehldau, American pianist
1970
Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian
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Krishnakumar Kunnath, Indian singer
1970
Lawrence Frank, American basketball coach
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River Phoenix, American actor (d. 1993)

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