What Happened on September 20, 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Lane, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Henryk Larsson, Swedish soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Helsingborg, Sweden
  • Masashi Hamauzu, Japanese video game composer, born in Munich, West Germany
  • Ryan Terry, American NFL running back and kick returner (Arizona Cardinals), born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

  • Giorgos Seferis, Greek poet and diplomat (Nobel Prize for Literature 1963), dies at 71
  • James Westerfield, American actor (Jungle Heat, Lucky Johnny), dies from a heart attack at 59
  • William F. Albright, American old testament scholar and archaeologist, dies at 80
1971 Highlights

About September 20, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 6 months and 6 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