September 16, 1970
Melody Maker Poll Awards
The Savoy Hotel in London played host to the 1970 Melody Maker Poll Awards, where Led Zeppelin displaced the Beatles in the most popular group category.(The first time the Beatles had not been ranked #1 in eight years). Robert Plant was also voted best male vocalist.
John Bonham and Robert Plant make a rare appearance on TV, interviewed for BBC's Nationwide.