What Happened on December 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • LA Rams Willie Ellison sets NFL record of 247 yards rushing
  • Premiere of Dario Fo's Morte accidentale di un anarchico
  • Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe Trophy & Bill Masterson Trophy stolen from NHL hall of fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Haller, Trochu, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • Susan Sloane, tennis star, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Thomas Smith, American NFL cornerback (Buffalo Bills), born in Gates, North Carolina