On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Grateful Dead members busted on LSD charges

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Skrepenak, American football offensive lineman (Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers), born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Minnie Driver, British actress & singer-songwriter (Good Will Hunting, The Riches), born in London, England
  • Travis Hannah, American football wide receiver (Houston Oilers, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Los Angeles, California

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