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, born in Donam-dong, Seongbuk District, Seoul, South Korea (d. 1971)
  • Bronzell Miller, American WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Federal Way, Washington (d. 2013)
  • Pavol Rybar, Slovak hockey goaltender (Team Slovakia 1998), born in Skalica, Czechoslovakia
  • Tony Fiore, American baseball player, born in Oak Park, Illinois

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