What Happened on October 1, 1971

Historical Events

  • Joseph Luns becomes secretary-general of NATO
  • Walt Disney World opens in Bay Lake, Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Gigi Lai, Hong Kong actress and business woman, born in Hong Kong
  • Song Il Gook, Korean actor
1971 Highlights

About October 1, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Maggie May/Reason To Believe - Rod Stewart
  • UK #1 Song: Hey Girl Don't Bother Me - Tams