On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1970

Historical Events

Album Release

Miles Davis's influential double album "Bitches Brew" released

  • Soap opera "Another World in Somerset" premieres on NBC, running through 1976
  • Strouse, Adams, Comden & Green's musical "Applause", an adaptation of the 1950 film "All About Eve", premieres in NYC, runs for 900 performances
  • USSR wins its 8th straight world hockey championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Consuelos, American actor (All My Children, 1996-1001,2010 -"Mateo Santos"), and husband of Kelly Ripa, born in Zaragosa, Spain
  • Secretariat, American thoroughbred race horse (Triple Crown, 1973), born in Caroline County, Virginia (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich BrĂ¼ning, German politician and Chancellor of Germany (1930-32), dies at 84
1970 Highlights

About March 30, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

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