What Happened on October 12, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Jesus Christ Superstar" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 711 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor, composer and singer
  • Bronzel Miller, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Pavol Rybar, hockey goaltender (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • Tony Fiore, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Dean Acheson, American statesman and U.S. Secretary of State (1949-53), dies at 78
  • Gene Vincent, rocker, dies of bleeding ulcers at 36