What Happened on April 15, 1971

Historical Events

  • "70, Girls, 70" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 35 performances

Academy Awards

43rd Academy Awards: "Patton", George C Scott & Glenda Jackson win

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Whelihan, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • Derek Brown, NFL running back (New Orleans Saints)
  • Guivi Sissaouri, Canada freestyle wrestler (Olympic silver 1996), born in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Jason Sehorn, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Giants)
  • Katy Hill, British television presenter
  • Tim Tindale, NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)

Famous Deaths

  • Dan Reeves, American NFL team owner (Cleveland, LA Rams), dies at 58
1971 Highlights

About April 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Joy To The World - Three Dog Night
  • UK #1 Song: Hot Love - T Rex