What Happened on April 4, 1971

Historical Events

  • Marine clay under houses liquefies in St-Jean-Vianney, Quebec, 31 die

Music Premiere

Stephen Sondheim's "Follies" opens at Winter Garden Theater, NYC; runs for 524 performances, then most expensive Broadway musical at the time

Famous Birthdays

  • Felipe Lira, Venezuelan MLB baseball pitcher, 1995-2001 (Detroit Tigers, and 2 other teams), born in Santa Teresa, Venezuela
  • Jaime Fernandez, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • John Zandig, American professional wrestler, born in Sewell, New Jersey
  • Yanic Perreault, Canadian ice hockey center (considered one of best faceoff men in NHL history; NHL All Star 2007; LA Kings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec
Born in 1971

About April 4, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 1 month and 27 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