What Happened on October 5, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 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

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Phillips, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Audie Pitre, bass guitarist (d. 1996)
  • Josie Bissett, American actress (Jane Mancini-Melrose Place), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mark Luijpers, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • South Park Mexican, American rapper
  • Thomas Randolph, NFL cornerback (NY Giants), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Tina Poitras, Thompson Manitoba, 10k walker (Olympics 1996)
  • Tord Gustavsen, Norwegian jazz pianist and composer (Tord Gustavsen Trio), born in Oslo, Norway