Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1971.
- Scott Maslen, who portrayed Claude Speed in GTA 2: The Movie, is born in London, United Kingdom.
- Gregory Sims, who voiced Cam Jones in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, is born.
- Tommy Vercetti kills eleven men in Harwood, Liberty City leading to his arrest and imprisonment in an ambush set up by Sonny Forelli, Tommy's boss, who had sent Tommy to kill one man.
- Billy Grey is born in Acter, Alderney.
- Mori Kibbutz is born.
- Michael Klebitz is born presumably in Alderney.
- Melanie Mallard is born.
- Dirty Sue is born.
- Derrick McReary is arrested for civil disobedience.