What Happened on August 31, 1970

Historical Events

  • 59th Davis Cup: USA beats Germany in Cleveland (5-0)
  • Lonnie McLucas, a Black Panther activist, convicted of conspiracy to commit murder
  • Molukkers occupy Indonesian ambassador's home in Wassenaar
  • WKMJ TV channel 68 in Louisville, Kentucky (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Arie van Lent, Dutch-German footballer
  • Debbie Gibson, American pop singer (Only in My Dreams), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • James Robinson, American NBA guard (LA Clippers, Portland Trail Blazers), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Rania Al-Abdullah, Queen consort of Jordan, born in Kuwait City
  • Steve Nikataras, cricketer (left-arm pace bowler for NSW 1996-97)
  • Zack Ward, Canadian actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
Born in 1970

About August 31, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: War - Edwin Starr
  • UK #1 Song: The Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley