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October 30

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
2001  Basketball legend Michael Jordan returns to the NBA after nearly 3-1/2 years, earning 19 points as his Washington Wizards fall to the New York Knicks, 93-91.
1999A fire in an illegal night club in Inchon, South Korea, claims 55 lives.
1990Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein states that his country is preparing for war with the US.
1975With Spanish dictator Francisco Franco near death, Prince Juan Carlos assumes power.
1972Two trains collide on Chicago's South Side, killing 45 people.
1961The USSR tests a hydrogen bomb with an estimated force of nearly 60 megatons.
1945India joins the United Nations.
1938Orson Welles broadcasts a dramatization of H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds, causing panic throughout the US.
1918The Republic of Czechoslovakia is proclaimed.
1912US Vice President John Sherman dies in office.
1611King Charles IX of Sweden dies.

Born today:

1967  Gavin Rossdale - rock singer (Bush)

1963  Jerry DeBorg - guitarist, singer (Jesus Jones)

1960  Joey Belladonna - singer (Anthrax)

1953  Charles Martin Smith - actor

1951  Harry Hamlin - actor

1947  Timothy B. Schmit - bassist, singer (The Eagles)

1946  Andrea Mitchell - TV news reporter

1945  Henry Winkler - actor

1941  Otis Williams - singer (The Temptations)

1939  Grace Slick - singer (Jefferson Airplane, Starship)

1918  Ted Williams - baseball player

1912  Gordon Parks - LIFE photographer

1896  Ruth Gordon - actress

1893  Charles Atlas - body builder

1885  Ezra Pound - poet

1872  Emily Post - etiquette expert

1867  Pierre Bonnard - painter

1751  Richard Brinsley Sheridan - playwright

1735  John Adams - 2nd US president


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