What Happened on October 28, 1970

Historical Events

  • NBA Cleveland Cavaliers 1st home game, lose to San Diego 110-99
  • US/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts

Famous Birthdays

  • Kurt Rosenwinkel, American jazz guitarist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Rob Hitchcock, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

  • Baby Huey [James Ramey], American rock and soul singer (Baby Huey & Babysitters), dies of a drug-related heart attack at 26
  • Eduardo López-Chávarri y Marco, Spanish composer, music critic and lawyer, dies at 99

About October 28, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be There - Jackson 5
  • UK #1 Song: Woodstock - Matthew's Southern Comfort