What Happened on October 30, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "The Cherry Orchard" opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC
  • Shirley Allen, 51, held Illinois police off for 39 days captured

Famous Deaths

  • Sam Fuller, director/writer (Big Red One), dies at 86
  • Samuel Fuller, American actor and writer (The Steel Helmet, Return to Salem's Lot), dies from natural causes at 85