What Happened on September 15, 1971

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of "Columbo" starring Peter Falk on NBC

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Wallers, English musician and songwriter (Country Teasers), born in St Albans, England
  • Chad Bratzke, American NFL defensive end (NY Giants), born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • Dario Antonio Úsuga [Otonie], Columbian drug baron (Gulf Clan cartel),
  • Josh Charles, American actor (The Good Wife), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Michael Malone, American basketball head coach (Denver Nuggets 2015-21; Sacramento Kings 2013-14; NBA All-Star Game 2019), born in Queens, New York
  • Wayne Ferreira, South African tennis star (Munich 1995), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Will Shields, American NFL guard (KC Chiefs), born in Fort Riley, Kansas
1971 Highlights

About September 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Go Away Little Girl - Donny Osmond
  • UK #1 Song: Hey Girl Don't Bother Me - Tams