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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin JulianaKoningin Juliana (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from September 4, 1948 till April 30, 1980 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from April 5, 1967 to Tuesday, July 6, 1971 the cabinet De Jong, with P.J.S. de Jong (KVP) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 13.0 million citizens.
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  • The Oregon Highway Division attempts to destroy a rotting beached Sperm whale with explosives, leading to the now infamous "exploding whale" incident.
Weather

The temperature on May 12, 1970 was between 10.8 °C and 20.1 °C and averaged 14.7 °C. There was 9.2 hours of sunshine (59%). The partly clouded was. The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the north.

Source: KNMI (weather station De Bilt/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 12, 1970 at Delpher

Born on May 12
Died on May 12

Names that were popular for boys in 1970
  • Hendrik
  • Johannes
  • Edwin
  • Patrick
  • Jan
  • Erik
  • Peter
  • Wilhelmine
  • Jeroen
  • Marco
  • Robert
  • Marcel
  • David
  • Eric
  • Paul
Names that were popular for girls in 1970
  • Maria
  • Lettie
  • Frederika
  • Karin
  • Marie
  • Johanna
  • Natalja
  • Sandra
  • Esther
  • Mirjam
  • Monique
  • Petra
  • Els
  • Nathalie
  • Adriana