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Apollo 13 ill-fated space mission launched

Venera program: Venera 7 is launched. It will later becomes the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from another planet - Venus

Unix epoch at 00:00:00 UTC

In 1970:

1970 Boeing 747

The 747 entered service on January 22, 1970, on Pan Am's New York-London route

Inventions in 1970

37th President: Richard Nixon
January 20th 1969 - August 9th 1974 Republican

1970 Detomaso Pantera

Photo: Porsche-Makus

The average house cost $23,400
Equivalent today: $131,823

The average car cost $3,350
Equivalent today: $18,872

The average wage was $6,186
Equivalent today: $34,848

1970 Cup Noodles

From 1996 to 2006, a 60-foot (18 m) Nissin Cup Noodle sign was installed in Times Square

Photo: Arpingstone

Photo: Rainer Zenz