On this day timelines October 30th

On this day timelines October 30th

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On this day timelines October 30th



1987 – In Japan, NEC releases the first 16-bit (fourth generation) video game console, the PC Engine, which is later sold in other markets under the name TurboGrafx-16.



1930 – Clifford Brown, American trumpet player and composer (d. 1956)

1932 – Louis Malle, French-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1995)

1935 – Michael Winner, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)

1937 – Claude Lelouch, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1939 – Grace Slick, American singer-songwriter and model (Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, and The Great Society)

1941 – Otis Williams, American singer-songwriter and producer (The Temptations)

1945 – Henry Winkler, American actor, director, and producer

1946 – Chris Slade, Welsh drummer (Asia, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band, AC/DC, and Uriah Heep)

1947 – Timothy B. Schmit, American singer-songwriter and bass player (Eagles and Poco)

1968 – Ken Stringfellow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Posies, The Orange Humble Band, and White Flag)

1975 – Ian D’Sa, English-Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Billy Talent)



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