*World Series Champions: Baltimore Orioles
*Superbowl Champions: Kansas City Chiefs
*NBA Champions: New York Knicks
*Stanley Cup Champs: Boston Bruins
*U.S. Open Golf: Tony Jacklin
*U.S. Tennis: Ken Rosewall/Margaret Smith Court
*Wimbledon (Men/Women): John Newcombe/Margaret Court
*NCAA Football Champions: Nebraska & Ohio State & Texas
*NCAA Basketball UCLA
*Kentucky Derby: Dust Commander
Other Facts (1970)The death of Rock Star Jimi Hendrix, (choked on drug-induced vomit).
*Rock Star Janis Joplin died of a heroin overdose.
*Project Bluebook was the U.S. government's study on UFOs from 1952 through 1970. A 14 part report was issued, but chapter 13 was mysteriously missing. It still is.
*Tarawood Antigone, a four-year-old Burmese cat gave birth to 19 kittens. 14 males and one female survived from the litter in Oxfordshire, UK.
*Boeing's Jumbo Jet, the 747 debuted.
*Krazy Glue was introduced in 1970, although the main ingredient, cyanoacrylate, was discovered in 1942 by Harry Coover while working for Kodak.
*Earthquake kills more than 50,000 in Peru (May 31).
*The Beatles break up. By the end of the year, each member had released a solo album.
*Monday Night Football debuts on ABC, with Howard Cosell, Frank Gifford, and Don Meredith giving play-by-play.
*George C. Scott gives one of film's most memorable performances in Patton. He won the Best Actor Oscar for his turn as the title character, but refused the gold statuette.
*Bar codes (computer-scanned binary signal code) are introduced for retail and industrial use in England.
*Midnight Cowboy wins the Best Picture Oscar, the first and only time an X-rated movie received the honor.
*Egyptian President Nasser dies and is replaced by Anwar el-Sadat.
*IBM introduces the floppy disk.