On This Day

October 31, 1970 in Music

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

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

Birthdays in Music

  • Johnny Moeller, American blues guitarist, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Linn Berggren, Swedish 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

Weddings in Music

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