On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Shiflett, American guitarist (Foo Fighters), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Rob Holmberg, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)

Famous Deaths

  • Helene Weigel, Austrian/German actress (Metropolis), dies at 70
1971 Highlights

About May 6, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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