What Happened on March 5, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

"Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin is first played live at Ulster Hall, Belfast by Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham and John Paul Jones.

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant
Musician John Paul Jones
John Paul Jones
Rock Star Jimmy Page
Rock Star
Jimmy Page

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Peistrup-Matthews, Arlington Hgts Ill, WPVA (Old Orchard-17-1995)
  • Brian Hunter, Portland OR, outfielder (Houston Astros)
  • Chad Fonville, Jacksonville NC, infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • Evil Jared Hasselhoff, American musician (Bloodhound Gang)
  • Filip Meirhaeghe, Belgian mountainbiker
  • James Roberson, WLAF defensive end (Rhein Fire)
  • Jose Mercedes, El Seybo Dom Rep, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • Yuri Lowenthal, American actor/author/painter

Famous Deaths

  • Winnie Lightner, actress (Gold Dust Gertie, Sit Tight), dies at 71