What Happened on January 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Ari" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 19 performances
  • Aswan Dam official opens in Egypt

Music releaseMusic Single

George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord" single in the UK

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison

Famous Birthdays

  • LeShon Johnson, running back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Regina King, American actress (Southland, American Crime), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • John Dall, actor (Corn is Green, Rope), dies of heart attack at 50