What Happened on November 6, 1971

Historical Events

Musical Finale

Claibe Richardson and Kenward Elmslie's musical "The Grass Harp", based on the novel by Truman Capote, closes at Martin Beck Theater, NYC, after 7 performances

  • US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Alexander, American NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • François-Xavier Roth, French conductor (Les Siècles, 2003-present; Cologne Opera, 2012-present), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • Marcus Samuelsson, Ethiopian-Swedish-American chef and TV personality, born in Ethiopia
Born in 1971

About November 6, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 4 months and 22 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