100+ 70th Birthday Wishes for a friend or family member


Did you know that when someone turns 70 they become a septuagenarian? It’s a big deal hitting such a distinguished age and the occasion deserves to be celebrated. But how can you help them celebrate in style and show them just how much they mean to you?

We’ve thought up more than 100 ways to wish that special someone the happiest of 70th birthdays. If you want to do something even more special this year, then think about getting a birthday message from their favourite memmo.me sports star or celebrity.

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70th Birthday Wishes for Your Father

How can it be? The ‘old man’ in your life is turning 70 years’ old! He’s been a great Dad so take a look at our birthday wishes below and see if you can find one that’s right from you to him, or how about getting a personalised birthday message sent from one of his favourite sporting superstars?


  • Hope all 24 hours of your 70th birthday are as memorable as the last years have been for you.
  • Dad: Today it’s your 70th year around the sun and we couldn’t be more grateful to have such a stellar dad. Happy birthday!
  • You taught me life lessons that have stayed with me for years. Your knowledge and wisdom, as well as your love, have made me the person I am. Happy birthday, Dad, and thank you for everything.
  • Happy 70th birthday, Dad! You have simply been the awesome caretaker. You taught me how to make life special! I am excited to celebrate this milestone with you.
  • It doesn’t matter if you turned seventy or eighty; you will always be my first and only hero, Dad!
  • To the world’s greatest Dad on your 70th birthday. You taught me how to ride a bike, swim, and be a better person. I hope you have a wonderful day.
  • I’m so proud to be your daughter, and I feel truly blessed to have you as my father. Wishing you a wonderful 70th birthday.
  • To our dad on your 70th birthday. May today be a day filled with blessings, laughter, and love like you have given to us. Happy birthday.
  • Dad, you’ve always been my hero. I look up to you in so many ways, and I’m so grateful to have you in my life. Wishing you a very happy 70th birthday!

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  • Happy 70th birthday to the man who always told me to go for my dreams. May your day be filled with love and happiness.
  • We have made some incredible memories over the years and will make many more. Happy birthday Dad!
  • Today is all about you, dad! No one deserves to have a special day like today more than you do. Happy 70th birthday dad!
  • You continue to be the strong male role model to me that you’ve always been, and I’m more grateful now than ever.
  • I’m not the best with words, Dad, so I thought I would get footballing great, Glen Hoddle to say a few words instead.
  • Dad, you are my favourite old man. Happy birthday.
  • You’ve lived a great life and I’m so proud of everything you’ve accomplished. Wishing you a wonderful 70th birthday dad!

70th Birthday Wishes for Your Mother

She grew you, she raised you and she helped make you who you are today, so on the occasion of her 70th birthday you will want to make it special. Take a look at our greatest birthday greetings for your Mum below.


  • The whole world is lucky to have someone as kind, honest and caring as you. But I am the most thankful for having such a perfect Mum. Enjoy your birthday, you deserve it.

  • Don't worry if your youth seems to be escaping you at age 70, you can't expect to catch all the grandkids!

  • I’m so grateful to have a Mum like you. Thank you for everything you did for me. Happy 70th birthday!

  • Happy and joyous 70th birthday, Mum. Words fail me today, and I find myself incapable of writing what could truly capture how I feel about you. I not only love and admire you but also feel a ton of gratitude for the exceptional mother that you have been to us all.

  • To the most important and amazing person in my life. Happy 70th birthday Mum! Here’s to a day surrounded by friends and family.

  • Thank you for being the most loving and caring mother in the world, Mum. Wishing you a very happy 70th birthday!

  • Mum: Today on your 70th birthday, I want to thank you for all of the years of love and guidance you’ve given. You’re the absolute best. Happy birthday!

  • If your kids and grandkids look down on you in your 70s, you only have yourself to blame. You encouraged them to eat their vegetables and drink their milk.

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  • Happy 70th birthday to the most wonderful Mum around! I love you so much. May your day be filled with laughter and warmth.
  • Happy 70th birthday to the greatest mother in the world. Thank you for teaching me what love means.
  • Happy birthday to the adorable and sweetest 70-year-old in the world! You have been outstanding in every phase of my life. I feel proud that I am the luckiest child.
  • Happy 70th birthday to the greatest mother, woman, and beauty of beauties. Your soul is as beautiful as mother nature. Happy birthday to my precious!
  • For a wonderful mother like you who has always loved and cared for me so much, I wish you the best of everything on your 70th birthday! You deserve it all!
  • I thought about getting you a holiday to Spain but instead decided to bring a little bit of Benidorm to you with a message from Chrissy Rock. Happy birthday Mum.
  • Dear Mum! You always wanted us to be the best in the world, but this could not happen without you because you are simply unforgettable. Happy 70th birthday!

70th Birthday Wishes to Your Husband

For the man you love and have chosen to grow old with, you want to make his big day extra special. Here’s a selection of birthday wishes from you to him.


  • Marrying and walking life with you all these years has been so much fun! I have loved, and continue to love, every day and moment that we are together as husband and wife. I wish you the best as you celebrate your 70th birthday today.
  • Our kids count themselves lucky and blessed to have you as their father. You have constantly set the perfect example of what it is to be a man, father, and husband. My love, you are a true inspiration to the kids and me, and we are here to wish you a blessed 70th birthday.
  • I’m wishing a very, very happy 70th birthday to you today, my dear!

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  • Many happy returns to you! 70 of them, in fact! The years might be stacking up, my dear, but you’re still so very young at heart! That’s something I truly admire and love about you, so I hope that may never change!
  • On the special occasion of your 70th birthday, you deserve to enjoy every special moment of it. Let’s make it wonderful together!
  • Happy birthday! 70 years passed away so silently! You are still so young and muscular! Proud of you my oldie goldie!
  • Nothing is sweeter than you, so we don’t need a cake for your 70th birthday.
  • To the greatest Hubby. I know how much you love football, so who better to wish a happy birthday than the one and only Matt Le Tissier.

70th Birthday Wishes for your Wife

Your wife is your better half. The woman who you have chosen to spend your life with. As she celebrates this platinum birthday, show her how much you love and care for her with a heartfelt birthday wish.


  • You’re sweeter than anyone I know and you grow sweeter every year, which is all the more reason to celebrate your 70th birthday. Joyful is the day you came into this world!
  • To my lifelong partner who is celebrating her 70th birthday. I’m blessed that you fill our days with your spirit and warmth. I count myself blessed while sharing this incredible journey with you. I will always love you.
  • The world has been blessed by such an amazing person for a whole 70 years!
  • Happy 70th birthday to the sweetest person I know. Hope your today is full of happiness and joy.
  • Like many great things in life, the older they get the more beautiful they become. That is certainly very true of you, my dear. It’s a pleasure to be wishing a happy 70th birthday to such a wonderful woman today.

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  • If it’s true and you really do get better with age, then you must be almost perfection!
  • Happy 70th birthday to my dear partner who is as beautiful now as ever. Sending all my love to you on your special day.
  • This is to my dear friend and confidant who is turning 70 years today. I’m grateful to you for filling every moment of our lives with love and laughter.
  • I live for your kiss, smile, and touch. The way you hug me takes away all fears and bad thoughts from my life. I’m forever indebted to you for standing by my side all these years that we have lived together as husband and wife. May your 70th birthday be the best!
  • May your birthday be a happy reminder of all the great things we have shared and all the happiness that lies ahead for us. Happy 70th birthday!

70th Birthday Wishes for Your Best Friend

Whether you’ve been friends for the full seven decades or for much less time, honouring your best friend’s 70th birthday is something you will want to do to show them what they mean to you.


  • Happy 70th birthday to the sweetest person I know. Hope your today is full of happiness and joy.
  • To my very favourite friend on your 70th birthday. The road of life is long, and I’m so grateful to have found you along the way. Thank you for all the light you bring.
  • Once in a lifetime, a special friend comes and enters your life. You’re that special friend who has touched my heart and that of countless others in life. Every day you remind me how blessed I am. I would like to wish my best friend a happy 70th birthday.
  • To my friend on your 70th birthday! May all of your wishes come true. I am so fortunate to have you in my life and so thankful for all the joy you bring.
  • Another year around the sun! Happy 70th birthday to the friend who floods our life with sunshine and happiness every day.
  • Happy birthday brother. I’m so glad to have a brother like you. You’ve always been there for me when I needed a shoulder to cry on. I love you so much. I couldn’t have asked for a better brother. May you have an awesome 70th birthday.
  • 70 and fabulous.

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  • If it’s true and you really do get better with age, then you must be almost perfection!
  • Your 40s are good. Your 50s are great. Your 60s are fab. And 70 is f*@king awesome!” – Helen Mirren
  • I am blessed by knowing such an amazing person in his/her 70s.
  • A truly lovely person is turning 70 today. What a wonderful reason to celebrate someone so special. Let us mark the occasion with a day full of joy.
  • For the last 70 years, the world has been blessed with the presence of a truly incredible person, who I’m honoured to call a friend. As you celebrate your 70th birthday, I’d like to wish you a life that’s full of more joy and laughter. May the world reward you for the greatness that you’ve offered us all.
  • From one legend to another, here’s Liverpool hero Bruce Grobbelaar to wish you a very happy 70th birthday.
  • When you're 70 years old, you become more thankful for "the big things in life." For example, large print crossword puzzles.
  • To my friend on your 70th birthday! May all of your wishes come true. I am so fortunate to have you in my life and so thankful for all the joy you bring.

70th Birthday Wishes for a Sibling

You’ve been through a lot together, you know the family ‘in-jokes’ and you share many memories so make sure you mark your brother or sister’s 70th birthday with an extra special birthday message.


  • You are just the right age to be a really cool senior citizen.
  • Cheers to all the wonderful memories we have shared, happy bday and I love you a lot now.
  • Sassy, classy, and still kickin’ assy!
  • Happy birthday to the sweetest Sister who is 70 years old but looks so young and amazing. You are so special to me. I love you.
  • It gives me countless joy to appreciate the laughter, silliness, joy, and fun that you brought into our lives. Brother/Sister, may life give you back as much laughter and joy as you gave us all over the years. Have a blessed 70th birthday. You deserve all the good that’s coming your way today!
  • Happy 70th birthday wonderful Brother! You did a lot for everyone and I salute you for it. May this be your great journey and many more to come!
  • This is your big day, which we have all looked forward to for a long time. You’re finally turning 70 years, and I hope that you feel nothing but love, friendship, and warmth on this grand day. You have been the best brother/sister that I could ever wish for. All the best!
  • We spent many years’ watching him and his Brother as children, now from me to you (via him), here’s a birthday message from Paul Chuckle.
  • Relax, you’re not getting old. Just getting better.

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  • Dear Brother, may your life be filled with the happiness and joy that comes with your birthday. Happy birthday.
  • Cheers on your 70th birthday, my amazing Sister. I wish you nothing but happiness on your special day and always. Have a happy 70th birthday!
  • I’m here to thank you for stepping up and being my role model. You are my hero too, and I pray that people who love and care for you surround you today as you celebrate your 70th birthday. No matter how old you grow, I will not stop looking up to you!
  • Happy 70th birthday wonderful Brother! You did a lot for everyone and I salute you for it. May this be your great journey and many more to come!
  • Happy Birthday! I can’t believe you are 70… I just want to say THANKS for always being there for me in good and bad times. I Love You SO Much! 70th birthday wishes for Sister.
  • You still haven’t stopped coming through. Happy birthday Sister.
  • Turning 70 is a great achievement in life, and as you add another year today, I hope you have the happiest birthday ever. Happy birthday, Brother.

Funny 70th Birthday Wishes

Family or friend, it’s always great to make that special person laugh on their big day which is why we have these suggestions for funny birthday greetings to mark any 70th birthday.


  • 70 is 21 in Celsius! Happy 21st birthday!!
  • Happy birthday. Don’t look so glum. At least you aren’t 80.
  • Party like there’s no tomorrow on your 70th birthday and let your inner child convince everyone age is just a number.
  • For your 70th birthday I told the Baker to skip the candles because I figured it would be better to have more icing than wax on your cake. Enjoy your birthday!
  • I've been thinking about myself possibly turning 70 in the future, too. Let me know if it works out well for you.
  • At least you’re not as old as you will be next year.
  • Hi ho, hi ho, it’s over the hill you go!
  • Now that you're 70, you can never drive faster as your age in miles per hour again, for the rest of your life.
  • Although you may remember the 70’s like a wild time, your 70’s can be just as groovy! Happy birthday.
  • I was going to write you a really great poem for your birthday, but I couldn't think of any words that rhyme with seventy.
  • At 70 the mind races faster than the body.

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  • You can do a rain dance if you wish to, seventy is still a young age to fulfil desires.
  • Congratulations, you were born many years ago. You created history!
  • Maybe you can’t catch up with the grandkids at seventy years old, but as long as your mind runs faster than their hands you can still catch them in the act! Sending you the best 70th birthday wishes.
  • Happy 70th birthday! Don’t be sad about your age. In dog years you’d just be 10 years old.
  • You’ve accomplished enough to fulfil several lifetimes, and yet you’re only 70 years old!
  • When you turn 70, you deserve to be respected. Too bad life isn't fair.
  • Now that you're in your 70s, it's time to grow up and stop acting like an irresponsible 60-year-old.
  • Despite all the advances in medicine, there is still no cure for the common 70th birthday.
  • At least you’re not as old as you will be next year.
  • You’re the man…the old man, but still the man.

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