Friday 30 October 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dino Philyaw and James Pedro.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5.
In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits.
Africa Erotica, directed by Louis Soulanes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tournee.
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- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Saturninus
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Herbert
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- Dino Philyaw: NFL running back (NE Patriots).
- James Pedro: Danvers, Massachusetts -- Lightweight judoka (Olympic Bronze-92, 96).
- Kevin Johnson: NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles, Oakland Raiders).
- Patrice Tardif: Thetford Mines, Quebec -- NHL center (LA Kings).
- Stefan Gamlin: WLAF offensive linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy).
- Suvat Karadag: Soccer player (FC Utrecht)
- Wim Bubberman: Soccer player (Sparta)
- Maja Tatic: Bosnia singer
- Nia Long: Brooklyn, New York -- Actress (Guiding Light, Made in America, Soul Food)
- Tory Belleci: American television personality
- Ben Bailey: American comedian actor and game show host
- Christine Bersola-Babao: Filipino journalist and actress
- Maja Tatić: Serbian singer
- Ekaterini Voggoli: Greek discus thrower
- KVEW TV channel 42 in Kennewick, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting
- In Vietnam, the worst monsoon to hit the area in six years causes large floods, kills 293, leaves 200,000 homeless and virtually halts the Vietnam War.
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