What Happened on September 28, 1971

Historical Events

  • Hungarian cardinal J√≥zsef Mindszenty after 15 years refuge in US Embassy in Budapest is allowed to leave the country
  • NY Times reports growing interest of white youth in black gospel music
  • UK passes the Misuse of Drugs Act banning the medicinal use of cannabis.
1971 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Wright, English footballer
  • David Weightman, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Joseph Arthur, American singer-songwriter
  • Marcus Spears, American NFL/WLAF guard/tackle (Chicago Bears, Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Matthew Elliott, Australian cricket batsman (21 Tests, 3 x 100, HS 199; Victoria CA, Glamorgan CCC, South Australia CA), born in Melbourne, Australia
Born in 1971

About September 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Maggie May/Reason To Believe - Rod Stewart
  • UK #1 Song: Hey Girl Don't Bother Me - Tams