What Happened on March 23, 1971

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber accept simplified divorce
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Abe Laboriel, Jr, American session and touring drummer, and vocalist (Paul McCartney; k.d. lang; Sting), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Alexander Selivanov, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Chris Lipuma, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Demetrius DuBose, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Gail Porter, British television presenter
  • Hiroyoshi Yamamoto, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Karen McDougal, American Playboy model (Playmate of the Year 1998), alleged affair with Donald Trump, born in Merrillville, Indiana
  • Yasmeen Ghauri, Canadian model (Valentino Perfume), born in Montreal, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Armin Loos, German-born American composer, dies at 67
  • Simon Vestdijk, Dutch author/poet (Brass Garden), dies at 72
1971 Highlights

About March 23, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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