On This Day

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 Renner, American actor (The Hurt Locker; The Avengers), born in Modesto, California
  • Tina Anderson, American comic book writer

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Horror Author Stephen King
Horror Author
Stephen King

Famous Deaths

  • Madame Spivy [LeVoe], actress (All Fall Down), dies 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? 50 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn