What Happened on November 1, 1971

Historical Events

Historic Event

Eisenhower dollar put into circulation

Album Release

Family Productions releases "Cold Spring Harbor", singer-songwriter Billy Joel's debut studio album; a mastering error caused music to be sped up


Famous Birthdays

  • Harutyun Arzumanyan, Armenian orchestral and opera conductor, born in Yerevan, Armenian SSR
  • Laura Moss, American actress (Amanda Cory-Another World), born in Kings Mountain, Ohio
  • Vikram Chatwal, Indian hotelier and actor (Hope and a Little Sugar), born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Famous Deaths

  • Gertrud von Le Fort, German writer (The Eternal Woman), dies at 95
1971 Highlights

About November 1, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves - Cher
  • UK #1 Song: Reason To Believe/Maggie May - Rod Stewart