On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1971

Historical Events

  • "Earl of Ruston" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 5 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Wolf, actor/musician (Guys Next Door)
  • Reggie Jones, American football wide receiver (KC Chiefs), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Stephen Ingram, NFL tackle/guard (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1971 Highlights

About May 8, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus