On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1971

Historical Events

  • Courtney, Courtney, and Link's musical "Earl of Ruston" closes at Billy Rose Theater, NYC, after 5 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Wolf, American actor and musician (Guys Next Door - "I've Been Waiting for You")
  • Reggie Jones, American NFL football wide receiver, 1995-2001 (KC Chiefs, and two other teams), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Stephen Ingram, American NFL tackle/guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 1995; Jacksonville Jaguars, 1999), born in Cheverly, Maryland
1971 Highlights

About May 8, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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