On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1971

Historical Events

  • Dutch social democratic party/D'66/DS'70 win parliamentary election
  • Samuel Lee Gravely Jr. becomes 1st black admiral in US Navy

Famous Birthdays

  • Bridget Moynahan, American actress, born in Binghamton, New York
  • Chris Young, Penn, actor (Bryce Lynch-Max Headroom, Great Outdoors)
  • Meredith McGrath, American tennis player (US Open mixed doubles 1995 [Matt Lucena]; 3 WTA singles, 25 doubles titles), born in Midland Michigan
  • Mihai Apostal, Bucharest Romania, Canadian kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • Simbi Khali, American actress (Nina-Third Rock From the Sun)
1971 Highlights

About April 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Joy To The World - Three Dog Night
  • UK #1 Song: Double Barrel - Dave & Ansil Collins