What Happened on December 20, 1971

Historical Events

Historic Publication

First preview issue of "Ms" magazine is published in the US launched by Gloria Steinem

  • Pakistan president Yahya Khan resigns

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Ellison, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Augusta, Georgia
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

  • Roy O. Disney, American businessman and co-founder of the Walt Disney Company with brother Walt, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 78

About December 20, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Brand New Key - Melanie
  • UK #1 Song: Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) - Benny Hill