What Happened on October 5, 1970

Historical Events

  • American fiddle player "Papa" John Creach joins Jefferson Airplane
  • MLB Championship Series both end on the same day with same score; (AL) Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins, 3-0; (NL) Cincinnati Reds down Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-0; Orioles win WS, 4-1
  • PBS becomes a US television network.
  • Quebec separatists kidnap British trade commissioner James Cross
1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Audie Pitre, American bass guitarist (Acid Bath), born in Lousiana (d. 1997)
  • Josie Bissett, American actress (Melrose Place - "Jane Mancini"), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mark Luijpers, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Cadier en Keer, Netherlands
  • South Park Mexican [Carlos Coy], American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • Thomas Randolph, American NFL cornerback (NY Giants), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Tina Poitras, Canadian 10k walker (Olympics 1996), born in Thompson, Canada
  • Tord Gustavsen, Norwegian jazz pianist and composer (Tord Gustavsen Trio), born in Oslo, Norway
Born in 1970

About October 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cracklin' Rosie - Neil Diamond
  • UK #1 Song: Band Of Gold - Freda Payne