What Happened on October 28, 1971

Historical Events

Music Recording

John Lennon and Yoko Ono record the single "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in NYC

  • The British Parliament debates the European Communities principle of membership and votes 356 to 244 in favour of joining, requiring a new law to be drafted and a later final vote on joining
  • United Kingdom becomes the 6th nation to have a satellite in orbit with the launch of Prospero

Famous Birthdays

  • John Coker, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)
  • Nicole Green, 400m runner, born in Springfield, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Yves de La Casiniere, composer, dies at 74
1971 Highlights

About October 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

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