What Happened on March 30, 1970

Historical Events

  • American television soap opera "Another World in Somerset" premieres on NBC, runs until 1976

Bitches Brew

Columbia Records releases jazz artist Miles Davis's influential double album "Bitches Brew"; it becomes his highest charting title, wins a Grammy, and earns him his 1st gold record

Music Premiere

Strouse, Adams, Comden & Green's musical "Applause", an adaptation of the 1950 film "All About Eve", starring Lauren Bacall, opens at the Palace Theatre, NYC; runs for 896 performances, and wins 4 Tony and 3 Drama Desk Awards

  • USSR wins its 8th straight Ice Hockey World Championship, in Stockholm, Sweden; 10th overall win
1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Consuelos, American actor (All My Children, 1996-2001 & 2010 - "Mateo Santos"), and husband of Kelly Ripa, born in Zaragosa, Spain

Secretariat (1970-1989)

American thoroughbred race horse (Triple Crown, 1973), born in Caroline County, Virginia

Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich BrĂ¼ning, German politician and Chancellor of Germany (1930-32), dies at 84

About March 30, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Easter Monday (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
  • UK #1 Song: Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel