On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1971

Historical Events

  • 11 die in a train crash in Salem Ill
  • 44th National Spelling Bee: Jonathan Knisely wins spelling shalloon

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Jindal, American politician; Louisiana Congressman, Governor
  • Bruno N'Gotty, French footballer
  • DeWayne Dotson, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • Joel Hailey, American singer
  • Leanza Cornet, TV host (Entertainment Tonight)

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Rennie, English actor (Day the Earth Stood Still), dies at 61
  • Virginia Eames, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 82
1971 Highlights

About June 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini