What Happened on August 19, 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • João Pinto, Portuguese football player, born in Porto, Portugal
  • Mary Joe Fernández, American tennis player, broadcaster (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Browne, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1912-14), dies at 80
  • Walther Victor, German writer, dies at 76
1971 Highlights

About August 19, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: I'm Still Waiting - Diana Ross