What Happened on January 10, 1971

Historical Events

  • "Light, Lively & Yiddish" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 87 performances
  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Richard Wilbur
  • Irish Republican Army (IRA) carry out a 'punishment attack', tarring and feathering 4 men accused of criminal activities in Belfast
1971 History

Famous Birthdays

Sergi BrugueraSergi Bruguera (52 years old)

Italian tennis star, born in Barcelona, Spain

Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

  • (Gabrielle) "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer (Chanel), dies at 87

About January 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Sweet Lord/Isn't It A Pity - George Harrison
  • UK #1 Song: Grandad - Clive Dunn