What Happened on January 28, 1971

Historical Events

  • 1971 NFL Draft: Jim Plunkett from Stanford University first pick by New England Patriots

Famous Birthdays

  • Mickalene Thomas, American artist (Le Déjeuner Sur l'Herbe: Les Trois Femmes Noires), born in Camden, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Winnicott, British psychoanalyst (b. 1896)
1971 Highlights

About January 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 11 months and 29 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