On this day: October 30

Published: Oct 30 2012 01:50:30 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 30 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Orson Welles broadcasts "The War of the Worlds," buffalo wings are born, Ali and Foreman square off in the "Rumble in the Jungle," and Michael Jordan returns to the NBA, all on this day.

OTD October 30 - Robert Goulet
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2007: Singer and actor Robert Goulet, whose Broadway debut in 1960's "Camelot" launched an award-winning stage and recording career, dies of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 73 while waiting for a lung transplant at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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