Sunday 14 February 1971, Valentine's Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kenny Shedd WLAF receiver (Barcelona Dragons and Lonnie Johnson.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds.
In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits.
Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dave Allen at Large.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or Galaxy Game.
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- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Kenny Shedd WLAF receiver (Barcelona Dragons: Oakland Raiders).
- Lonnie Johnson: NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills).
- Derrick Witherspoon: NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles).
- Gheorghe Muresan: Romanian-American basketball player: center, Wizards.
- Kris Aquino: Filipino Actress and TV Host.
- Viscera : American wrestler and actor (d. 2014)
- Tommy Dreamer: American professional wrestler
- Risa Hirako: Japanese model
- Gheorghe Mureșan: Romanian basketball player
- Noriko Sakai: Japanese singer and actress
- Movie Ben Hur 1st shown on television
- Richard Nixon installs secret taping system in White House
- US President Richard Nixon installs secret taping system in White House.
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