Birthdays in History in May 1971

  • May 3 Damon Dash, American label executive
  • May 7 Thomas Piketty, French economist and author ("Capital in the Twenty-First Century"), born in Clichy
  • May 14 Sofia Coppola, American director (Lost in Translation), born in New York City
  • May 18 Desiree Horton, American helicopter pilot/television reporter
  • May 25 Marco Cappato, Italian politician
  • May 27 Wayne Carey, Australian rules footballer
  • May 27 Kaur Kender, Estonian author
  • May 27 Glenn Ross, Northern Irish strongman
  • May 28 Marco Rubio, American politician (Senate-R-Florida, 2011-), born in Miami, Florida