DYR Today, October 30

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“Born Today”

  • Tequan Richmond (24)
  • Nastia Liukin (27)
  • Janel Parrish (28)
  • Eva Marcille (32)
  • Ivanka Trump (35)
  • Matthew Morrison (38)
  • Gretchen Rossi (38)
  • Adam Edge Copeland (43)
  • Ben Bailey (46)
  • Nia Long (46)
  • Mark Polish (46)
  • Michael Polish (46)
  • Gavin Rossdale (51)
  • Michael Beach (53)
  • Kevin Pollack (59)
  • Juliet Stevenson (60)
  • Mario Testino (62)
  • Harry Hamlin (65)
  • Henry Winkler (71)Featured Above
  • Otis Williams (76)
  • Grace Slick (77)

“Died Today”

  • Steve Allen (Born: December 26, 1921 / Died: October 30, 2000)
  • Peggy Ryan (Born: August 28, 1924 / Died: October 30, 2004)
  • Robert Goulet (Born: November 26, 1933 / Died: October 30, 2007)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1965 – “Yesterday” was the #1 song
  • 1965 – Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass had the #1 Adult Contemporary song with “Taste of Honey”
  • 1968 – Marvin Gaye released “I Heard It Through the Grapevine”
  • 1970 – Elton John released Tumbleweed Connection
  • 1971 – “Peace Train” by Cat Stevens was the #1 Adult Contemporary song

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  • 1976 – “Muskrat Love” by Captain and Tennille was the #1 Adult Contemporary song
  • 1982 – “Who Can It Be Now” was the #1 song
  • 1984 – Bruce Springsteen released “Born in the U.S.A.”
  • 1993 – Toni Braxton’s self-titled album was #1 on the R&B chart
  • 1993 – George Strait’s “Easy Come Easy Go” was the #1 Country song
  • 1995 – “Wonderwall” by Oasis was released on this date

“TV/Radio”

  • 1938 – Orson Welles broadcasted H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds
  • 1975 – The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone aired on NBC
  • 1979 – NBC aired Casper’s Halloween Special 
  • 1985 – Garfield’s Halloween Adventure aired

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1974 – Muhammad Ali and George Foreman squared off for The Rumble in the Jungle

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