What Happened on December 24, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 9 Jews are convicted in Leningrad of hijacking a plane
  • Walt Disney's "Aristocats" is released

Famous Birthdays

  • Amaury Nolasco, American actor, born in Puerto Rico
  • Michael Batiste, NFL/WLAF defensive tackle (Cowboys, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Romeo Wouden, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, Heerenveen), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Will Oldham, American singer and songwriter, born in Louisville, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Gideon Nxumalo, South African jazz composer and pianist, dies at 41