What Happened on May 9, 1971

Historical Events

23rd Emmy Awards

23rd Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Jack Klugman & Jean Stapleton win

  • American Beth Bonner runs female world record marathon (3:01:42) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Friends of Earth return 1500 non-returnable bottles to Schweppes
  • Largest walk in crowd (31,626) in Baltimore Oriole history
1971 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicolas Ghesquière, French fashion designer (Louis Vuitton), born in Comines, France
  • Paul McGuigan, British rock bassist (Oasis, 1991-99 - "Wonderwall"), born in Manchester, England
Born in 1971

About May 9, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 12 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