Turning Fabulous 40 this year …
Many well known celebrities will celebrate a milestone birthday this year. We’ve decided to showcase those turning the BIG 40 — which means that they were born in 1971.
So what was happening during that eventful year? All In The Family featuring Archie Bunker debuted on CBS. Charles Manson and his three female “family members” were convicted of murdering pregnant actress Sharon Tate and her party guests.
Apollo 14 landed on the moon. A new stock market index called the Nasdaq debuted. Backed by American air and artillery support, South Vietnamese troops invaded Laos.
Boxer Joe Frazier defeated Muhammad Ali at Madison Square Garden. The Ed Sullivan Show aired its final episode. Amtrak began inter-city rail passenger service in the U.S. Jim Morrison, leader of The Doors is found dead in his bathtub in Paris, France.
Celebs turning 40 this year include: Denise Richards, Mark Wahlberg, Bill Rancic, Billy Bush, Amy Poehler, Brooke Burke, Chris Harrison, Christina Applegate, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jenna Elfman.
Also born in 1971: Jo Frost, Kid Rock, Mark Consuelos, Snoop Dogg, Winona Ryder and Ricky Martin.
Check out the gallery below: