What Happened on September 8, 1971

Historical Events

  • John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts opens in Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Brooke Burke, American model and TV personality (Wild On!), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Dave Merritt, American NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • David Arquette, American actor, director and producer (Scream, Kiss & Tell), born in Winchester, Virginia
  • Greg Minor, American NBA guard (Boston Celtics), born in Sandersville, Georgia
  • Jocko Willink, American navy seal and author (Extreme Ownership), born in Torrington, Connecticut
  • Lachlan Murdoch, Australian, British, American businessman (New Corp) and son of Rupert Murdoch, born in London, England

Martin Freeman (52 years old)

English actor (The Hobbit, Sherlock), born in Aldershot, Hampshire

  • Ross Childress, American guitarist (Collective Soul), born in Stockbridge, Georgia
Born in 1971
1971 Highlights

About September 8, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years and 14 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: I'm Still Waiting - Diana Ross