What Happened on March 17, 1971

Historical Events

  • Government of Trygve Bratteli takes office in Norway

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Mueller, American baseball player, born in Maryland Heights, Missouri
  • Katrina Colleton, American basketball player (LA Sparks), born in Tampa, Florida
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Bachmeister, German writer, dies at 96
1971 Highlights

About March 17, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Me And Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin
  • UK #1 Song: Hot Love - T Rex