What Happened on December 30, 1970

Historical Events

  • The financial cost of the disturbances and riots in Northern Ireland during 1969 and 1970 are today estimated to be £5.5 million

Famous Birthdays

  • Grant Carter, CFL defensive end (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Gus Nketia, 100m sprint (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Sister Bliss [Ayalah Bentovim], British elcectronia and trip-hop keyboardist and DJ (Faithless), born in London, England
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Lenore Ulric, American silent film and Broadway actress (Notorious, Better Woman), dies at 78

Sonny ListonSonny Liston (1930-1970)

American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1962-64), dies of lung congestion and heart failure at 40; foul play suspected

1970 Highlights

About December 30, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Sweet Lord/Isn't It A Pity - George Harrison
  • UK #1 Song: I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds