What Happened on May 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

Paul McCartney releases his 2nd solo album "Ram"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • USSR Mars 3 launched, 1st spacecraft to soft land on Mars

Famous Birthdays

  • Isabelle CarrĂ©, French actress
  • Jeff Gove, Nike golfer (1991 Ralphs Senior Classic), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Marco Rubio, American politician (Senate-R-Florida, 2011-), born in Miami, Florida
  • Nick Bravin, American fencer-foil (Olympics-96), born in NYC, New York

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

NBA center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (24) weds school teacher Janice Brown


Famous Deaths

  • Audie Murphy, American actor (Whispering Smiths), dies of plane crash at 45
  • Jean Vilar, French actor (b. 1912)