What Happened on January 7, 1971

Historical Events

  • -40°F (-40°C) in Hawley Lake, Arizona (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • C.W. Anderson, American professional wrestler, born in Emit, North Carolina

Jeremy RennerJeremy Renner (52 years old)

American actor (The Hurt Locker; The Town; The Avengers), born in Modesto, California

  • Tina Anderson, American comic book writer
Born in 1971

Famous Weddings

Stephen King

American horror, sci-fi and fantasy author Stephen King marries Tabitha Spruce, author and activist

Famous Deaths

  • Madame Spivy [Bertha Levine], American actress (All Fall Down) and nightclub owner, dies of cancer at 64
  • Richard "Dick" Kollmar, American actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), dies from complications from a blood clotting disorder at 60
1971 Highlights

About January 7, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 16 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