What Happened on January 24, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 3rd ABA All-Star Game: West 128 beats East 98 at Indiana
  • Valeri Muratov skates world record 500m (38.99 sec)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Bartolone, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
  • Matthew Lillard, actor (Scream)

Famous Deaths

  • Caresse Crosby, American poet (b. 1891)
  • James "Shep" Shepherd, rocker (Shep & Limelites), beaten to death