What Happened on October 24, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Nancy Walker creates Ida Morgenstein role on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
  • Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile

Famous Birthdays

  • Alonza Bevan, bassist/tabla (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
  • Lamont Hollinquest, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Rob Leslie-Carter, British Engineer and Project Manager
  • Todd Riech, Polson Montana, javelin thrower
  • Walter Dunson, NFL running back/kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Hofstadter, US historian, dies at 54