On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1971

Historical Events

  • Carole King's album "Tapestry" goes to #1 on US album charts and stays there for 15 weeks

Famous Birthdays

  • Mildred Fox, Irish Independent politician (1995-2007)
  • Paulina Rubio, Mexican singer, model and businesswoman (La Chica Dorada), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Tripp Schwenk, American 100m/200m backstroke (Olympic silver 1996), born in Sarasota, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • C Christopher Morris, cricketer (brilliant batsman for Philadelphia), dies
1971 Highlights

About June 17, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini