What Happened on January 30, 1951

Historical Events

  • Belgium refuses to allow communists to make speeches on radio

Famous Birthdays

  • (Clifford) "Andy" Anderson, British session and touring drummer (Steve Hillage; The Cure, 1983-84), born in Essex, England (d. 2019)
  • Charles S. Dutton, American actor (Alien 3; Crocodile Dundee 2; Roc), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Phil Collins (72 years old)

British Oscar, Grammy, Novello, and Brit Award-winning rock drummer, pop singer-songwriter (Genesis - "Invisible Touch"; "I Can't Dance"; solo - "In The Air Tonight"; "Against All Odds"), and actor (Buster), born in Chiswick, England

  • Trevor Laughlin, Australian cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1978-79), born in Nyah West, Australia
Born in 1951

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Porsche, German automotive engineer (Volkswagen Beetle; Mercedes-Benz SS) and founder of the Porsche car company, dies at 75
1951 Highlights

About January 30, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius