What Happened on January 31, 1970

Historical Events

  • Grateful Dead members and entourage busted, down on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana on LSD charges [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • (Amelia) "Minnie" Driver, British-American actress (Good Will Hunting; The Riches), and singer-songwriter (Everything I've Got in My Pocket), born in London, England
  • Greg Skrepenak, American football offensive lineman (Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers), born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Travis Hannah, American football wide receiver (Houston Oilers, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Slim Harpo [James Moore], American blues musician (I'm a King Bee, Baby Scratch My Back), dies of a heart attack at 46
1970 Highlights

About January 31, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Want You Back - Jackson 5
  • UK #1 Song: Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) - Edison Lighthouse