On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1970

Historical Events

Music History

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

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

Dennis Hopper

"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? 51 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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