What Happened on November 30, 1971

Historical Events

Television Premiere

Emmy and Peabody Award-winning TV movie "Brian's Song", about the friendship of Chicago Bears football teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers (based on Sayers' autobiography) premieres on ABC, starring James Caan and Billie Dee Williams

  • The government of the Republic of Ireland states that it will take the allegations of brutality against the security forces in Northern Ireland to the European Court of Human Rights

Famous Birthdays

  • Heath Davis, New Zealand cricket bowler (NZ open v England 1994), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Iván Rodríguez, Puerto Rican Baseball HOF catcher (14 × MLB All-Star; World Series 2003 Florida Marlins; AL MVP 1999 Texas Rangers; 13 x Gold Glove), born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
  • Kristi Noem, American politician, Governor of South Dakota (2019-), born in Watertown, South Dakota
  • Matthew Lawton, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 2000, 04; Minnesota Twins), born in Gulfport, Mississippi
  • Ray Durham, American MLB infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
Born in 1971

About November 30, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: St. Andrew's Day (United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Family Affair - Sly & The Family Stone
  • UK #1 Song: Coz I Luv You - Slade