What Happened on February 5, 1971

Historical Events

Golden Globes

28th Golden Globes: "Love Story", George C. Scott, & Ali MacGraw win

Historic Expedition

Apollo 14, 3rd US manned Moon expedition, lands near Fra Mauro Alan Shepard & Edward Mitchell (Apollo 14) walk on Moon for 4 hrs

Famous Birthdays

  • Dianne Norman, Canadian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
  • Marcus Redman, American actor (Raymond-Doogie Howser)
  • Sara Evans, American singer, born in Boonville, Missouri

Famous Weddings

Judi Dench

Actress Judi Dench (36) weds actor Michael Williams (35) at St Mary's Catholic Church in Hampstead, London

Famous Deaths

  • Mátyás Rákosi, Hungarian party leader and Prime Minister (1952-53), dies at 78
1971 Highlights

About February 5, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Knock Three Times - Dawn
  • UK #1 Song: My Sweet Lord - George Harrison