On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1971

Historical Events

Music History

Rolling Stones Mick Jagger & Keith Richards sentenced on drug offense

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Gerritsen, Dutch soccer player (NAC), born in Amsterdam
  • Matthew Good, Canadian musician (Matthew Good Band), born in Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Mike Sillinger, Canadian NHL right wing (Vanc Canucks, Anaheim Ducks), born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Wendee Espinosa, female outfielder (Silver Bullets), born in Stockton, California

Famous Deaths

  • Viktor Patsayev, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11-landing accident), dies at 38
  • Vladimir Volkov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11-landing accident), dies at 35
1971 Highlights

About June 29, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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