On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1970

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jim Morrison is sentenced to six months in jail and a $500 fine for indecent exposure and open profanity, though remains free on a $50,000 bond pending appeal

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Kelly, English actor (Queer as Folk, Coronation Street), born in Lytham St Annes, England
  • Johnny Moeller, American blues guitarist, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Linn Berggren, Swedish pop singer (Ace of Base), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Mitch Harris, American guitarist (Napalm Death, among others), born in Queens, New York
  • Nicholas "Nicky" Wu, Taiwanese singer, actor and martial arts expert (Xiao Hu Dui/Little Tiger Team), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Rogers Stevens, American guitarist (Blind Melon), born in West Point, Mississippi
  • Steve Trachsel, American baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Oxnard, California

Famous Weddings

  • "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) weds singer Michelle Phillips (26) in Mexico
1970 Highlights

About October 31, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio