On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Carole King's album "Tapestry" goes to No. 1 on US album charts and stays there for 15 weeks

Famous Birthdays

  • Mildred Fox, Irish Independent politician
  • 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