On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1971

Historical Events

  • John Sinclair (sentence: 10 yrs, sold 2 marijuana joints) is freed

Famous Birthdays

  • Miguel Angel Martinez Soto, mariachi
  • Mike Pelton, American NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts), born in Goshen, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Max Mell, Austria artillery officer and literary (Donauweibchen), dies at 88
1971 Highlights

About December 13, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Family Affair - Sly & The Family Stone
  • UK #1 Song: Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) - Benny Hill