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, American NFL running back (NE Patriots), born in Dudley, North Carolina
  • Ekaterini Voggoli, Greek discus thrower, born in Larissa, Greece
  • James Pedro, American lightweight judoka (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Danvers, Massachusetts
  • Kevin Johnson, American NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles, Oakland Raiders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Maja Tatić, Serbian-Bosnian singer, born in Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Nia Long, American actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Patrice Tardif, Canadian NHL center (LA Kings), born in Thetford Mines, Quebec
  • Suvat Karadag, Turkish soccer player (FC Utrecht), born in Mazgirt, Turkey
  • Tory Belleci, American TV personality (Mythbuster), born in Monterey, California
  • Wim Bubberman, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands