On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1971

Historical Events

  • 18th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: South Carolina beats North Carolina, 52-51
  • Australian Open Women's Tennis: Margaret Court wins her 10th Australian singles title; beats fellow Australian Evonne Goolagong 2-6, 7-6, 7-5

Famous Birthdays

  • Annabeth Gish, American actress (Shag, Hiding Out), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Chen Li-Ling, Chinese tennis star (1995 Futures-Austin TX), born in Xiangtan, Hunan, China
  • Curtis Conway, American NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, SD Chargers) and broadcaster (Compass Media Networks, Pac-12 Network), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ralf Kleinmann, American football player from Germany, born in Cologne, Germany
  • Robert Lanham, American author and satirist (The Hipster Handbook), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Robert Samuels, West Indian cricketer (West Indies Test opening batsman v NZ 1996), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Ryan Hayden, American athlete, 400m hurdler, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Tony Vinson, American NFL running back, 1997-99 (Baltimore Ravens), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Tracy Wells, American actress (Heather-Mr Belvedere), born in Encino, Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Piero Coppola, Italian composer, dies at 82
  • Rockwell Kens, American artist/painter/illustrator, dies at 88
1971 Highlights

About March 13, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Bad Apple - The Osmonds
  • UK #1 Song: Baby Jump - Mungo Jerry