On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • KVEW TV channel 42 in Kennewick, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark meets with British Home Secretary Reginald Maulling to discuss matters related to reforms and security
  • There are serious riots in the Catholic Ardoyne area of Belfast which last for three nights

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Bailey, American host of the TV game show Cash Cab, born in Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Dino Philyaw, NFL running back (NE Patriots)
  • Ekaterini Voggoli, Greek discus thrower
  • James Pedro, Danvers Mass, lightweight judoka (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • Kevin Johnson, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles, Oakland Raiders)
  • Maja Tatic, Bosnia singer
  • Nia Long, American actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Patrice Tardif, Thetford Mines, NHL center (LA Kings)
  • Suvat Karadag, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Tory Belleci, American TV Mythbuster
  • Wim Bubberman, soccer player (Sparta)