What Happened on October 5, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • A new sitting of the Northern Ireland parliament at Stormont begins, though the Social Democratic and Labour Party remain absent due to its continuing protest against Internment
  • MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat Oakland Athletics, 3 games to 0

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Lewis, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Chris Whitney, NBA guard (Wash Wizards)
  • Coni Lyn Hull, Jackson Michigan, Miss America-Michigan (1996)
  • Dan Plante, Hayward, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • Mauricio Pellegrino, Argentine former footballer

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Television producer Lorne Michaels (26) weds comedy writer Rosie Shuster (21)

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels