What Happened on May 13, 1971

Historical Events

  • Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane seriously injured in a car accident

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamish Pepper, New Zealand laser single handed sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Michael Sirotka, American pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Rob Fredrickson, American NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders), born in St. Joseph, Michigan
  • Tom Nalen, American NFL center (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Boston, Massachusetts
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

  • Valerian Mikhaylovich Bogdanov-Berezovsky, Russian composer, dies 67
1971 Highlights

About May 13, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Joy To The World - Three Dog Night
  • UK #1 Song: Knock Three Times - Dawn