What Happened on January 6, 1971

Historical Events

  • Berkeley chemists announces 1st synthetic growth hormones
  • Cecil Partee elected president pro tem of Illinois state senate

Music Concert

Neil Young returns to his homeland of Canada for his first concert there since his pre-stardom days

1971 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Wiseman, American punk-rock drummer, born in Tyler, Texas
  • Myron Baker, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears), born in Haughton, Louisiana
Born in 1971

About January 6, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 15 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