Today in History – October 30
Today is Tuesday, October 30. There are 55 days until Christmas.
In 1938, Orson Welles' classic radio play "The War of the Worlds" was broadcast on CBS. The live show panicked listeners who thought the fake news reports about a Martian invasion were true.
In 1988, the Reverend Sun Myung Moon officiated a mass wedding ceremony in South Korea for more than 6500 of his followers.
In 2013, Marvin Gaye's heirs filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and Clifford Harris Jr., alleging "Blurred Lines" is too similar to Gaye's "Got To Give It Up," and "Love After War" borrowed heavily from Gaye's "After the Dance."
Today is Candy Corn Day, Publicist Day, and Speak Up for Service Day.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Grace Slick, a member of the groups Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship is 79 today.
Henry Winkler, "Fonzie" from "Happy Days" is 73.
Harry Hamlin from "LA LAW" and "Mad Men" is 67
Matthew Morrison from "Glee" is 40.
Ivanka Trump is 37.
Model Ashley Graham is 31.