What Happened on April 8, 1971

Historical Events

  • 1st legal off-track betting system begins (OTB-New York)

Famous Birthdays

  • Christophe "Titou" Lamaison, French rugby footballer fly-half, 1996-2004, all-time leading points scorer for France, with 380 points, born in Dax, France
  • Craig Mazin, American scriptwriter and film director (Chernobyl, The Last of Us), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Marc Peers, Canadian tornado sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Edmonton, Alberta
Born in 1971
1971 Highlights

About April 8, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 2 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