What Happened on April 2, 1971

Historical Events

  • Dark Shadows, American Gothic supernatural soap opera, concludes an almost 5 year run on ABC
  • Libya concludes 5 weeks of negotiations with Western oil companies in Tripoli

Famous Birthdays

  • Todd Woodbridge, Australian tennis player (16 x Grand Slam doubles titles; 6 x GS mixed doubles titles; Olympic gold 1996) and broadcaster (7 Network, 9 Network), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • ZEEBRA [Hideyuki Yokoi], Japanese hip hop artist, born in Tokyo, Japan
1971 Highlights

About April 2, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) - The Temptations
  • UK #1 Song: Hot Love - T Rex