On this day: October 30

Published On: Oct 30 2012 12:50:30 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 30 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - Diego Maradona
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1960: Soccer star Diego Maradona, considered by many experts to be the greatest soccer player of all time, is born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona (seen here in 2012) would play in four FIFA World Cup tournaments, including the 1986 tournament, where he captained Argentina and led them to their victory over West Germany in the final, winning the Golden Ball award as the tournament's best player.

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