On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1971

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul & Linda McCartney release "Back Seat of My Car"

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • Camille Thompson, Salmon Arm BC, basketball center (Olympics 1996)
  • Chad Cota, American NFL safety (Carolina Panthers), born in Ashland, Oregon
  • Marcus Ragnarsson, Swedish NHL defenseman (SJ Sharks, Sweden), born in Östervåla, Sweden
  • Moritz Bleibtreu, German actor (Run Lola Run), born in Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Patrick Carpentier, Canadian race car driver, born in LaSalle, Quebec, Canada
  • Rolando Molina, Salvadoran-born American actor (Next Friday, Eagle Eye), born in San Salvador, El Salvador

Famous Deaths

  • King Curtis [Curtis Ousley], American musician, bandleader and saxophonist (Memphis Soul Stew), murdered at 37
1971 Highlights

About August 13, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo