What Happened on May 29, 1971

Historical Events

  • "Court Room" by Clarence Carter hits #61

Indy 500

Indianapolis 500: Defending champion Al Unser Snr becomes first and only driver to win race on his birthday; leads for final 83 laps

Famous Birthdays

  • √Čric Lucas, Canadian boxer (WBC Super Middleweight title 2001-02), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Martin Lohse, Danish classical composer (In Liquid; Tree Haiku), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

  • Max Trapp, German composer, dies at 83

About May 29, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
  • UK #1 Song: Knock Three Times - Dawn