Previous Year: 1970
Next Year: 1973

1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday.

Date Event(s)
January 2 Birth of Clint Bond Jr., storyboard artist.
March 10 Birth of Jon Hamm, the voice of Don Grouper.
March 11 Birth of Johnny Knoxville, the voice of Johnny Krill.
July 3 Birth of Cindy Morrow, animation writer.
August 31 Birth of Luke Brookshier, writer and storyboard director.
September 16 Birth of Amy Poehler, the voice of Granny.