What Happened on April 30, 1970

Historical Events

  • Cubs Billy Williams is 1st NLer to play in 1,000 consecutive games
  • US troops invade Cambodia

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Layton, Seymour Ind, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Debbie D, actress (Attack of Vampire Mermaid), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ken Stanton, American Radio Personality
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Hall Johnson, American composer (Hall Johnson Choir), dies at 82
  • Inger Stevens, actress (Katy-Farmer's Daughter), commits suicide at 35
  • Jacob Presser, Dutch historian and writer (Ashes in the Wind), dies at 71

About April 30, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: ABC - Jackson 5
  • UK #1 Song: Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum