What Happened on December 21, 1971

Historical Events

  • A publican is killed as he tried to remove a bomb from his pub, Northern Ireland

Event of Interest

UN Security Council chooses Kurt Waldheim as 4th Secretary-General

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Scallions, American singer (Fuel, The X's), born in Brownsville, Tennessee
  • Fenton Keogh, Australian celebrity chef
  • Matthieu Chedid, French musician, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Born in 1971

About December 21, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 9 months and 4 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