On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Film tv awardsAcademy 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
  • Rich McKenzie, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns)
  • Tim Tindale, NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)

Famous Deaths

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