On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1971

Historical Events

  • South African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles

Historic Event

Winnie Mandela sentenced to 1 year in jail in South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Terryl Ulmer, CFL defensive back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Tyler Florence, American chef, Food Network personality & cookbook author, born in Greenville, South Carolina
1971 Highlights

About March 3, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 23 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