So what about 1971?
¤ March 4 – The southern part of Quebec, and especially Montreal, receive 16½” (42 cm) of snow in what becomes known as the Century’s Snowstorm (la tempête du siècle).
¤ March 28 – The Ed Sullivan Show airs its final episode.
¤ April 18 – David Tennant, Scottish actor is born and had to have him on this list due to being the coolest Dr Who in my eyes.
¤ September 9 – September 13 – Attica Prison riots: – A revolt breaks out at the maximum-security prison in Attica, New York. In the end, state police and the United States National Guard storm the facility; 42 are killed, 10 of them hostages.
¤ November 15 – Intel releases the world’s first microprocessor, the Intel 4004.
¤ November 24 – During a severe storm over Washington State, a man calling himself D. B. Cooper parachutes from the Northwest Orient Airlines plane he hijacked, with US$200,000 in ransom money, and is never seen again (as of March 2008, this case remains the only unsolved skyjacking in history).
¤ Ray Tomlinson sends the first ARPAnete-mail between host computers.
¤ October 29 – Winona Ryder, American actress. Oh my all time favourite crush back in the days.