Wednesday December 01, 1971

US date format: 12/1/1971, UK date format: 1/12/1971

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 1, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Emily Mortimer and Rob Zatechka. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone. In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits. Carry on at Your Convenience, directed by Gerald Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Persuaders!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Computer Space.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
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Events

  • 2 Gentlemen of Verona opens at St. James Theater NYC for 613 performances
  • John andYoko release Happy Xmas (War is Over) in US
  • Cambodian Civil War: Khmer Rouge rebels intensify assaults on Cambodian government positions, forcing their retreat from Kompong Thmar and nearby Ba Ray.
  • The Indian Army recaptures part of Kashmir occupied forcibly by Pakistan.

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Movies

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Carry on at Your Convenience

Carry on at Your Convenience

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims

Sie tötete in Ekstase

Sie tötete in Ekstase

Directed by: Jesús Franco

Starring: Soledad Miranda, Fred Williams, Paul Muller, Howard Vernon

Macbeth

Macbeth

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, Terence Bayler

Country: United States of America

Straw Dogs

Straw Dogs

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, T.P. McKenna

Country: United States of America

Man in the Wilderness

Man in the Wilderness

Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian

Starring: Richard Harris, John Huston, Henry Wilcoxon, Percy Herbert

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Persuaders!

The Persuaders!

Starring: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jason King

Jason King

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Grafeio synoikesion

Grafeio synoikesion

Glop

Glop

Hos Ingrid og Lillebror

Hos Ingrid og Lillebror

Days to next December 01

If December 01, 1971 is your birthday you're 48 years, 9 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes

Message From Malaga

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"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth

The Day Of The Jackal

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THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk

The Winds Of War

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Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation.Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events, as well as all the drama, romance, heroism, and …

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

The Exorcist

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Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York …

Theirs Was The Kingdom by R.F. Delderfield

Theirs Was The Kingdom

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The eagerly awaited reissue of the second novel in R. F. Delderfield's classic God Is an Englishman series Theirs Was the Kingdom

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Star Trek

Star Trek

Platform: originally SDS Sigma 7, HP 2000, Data General Nova

Genre: Strategy game

Galaxy Game

Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

Computer Space

Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

Platform: Android; Apple II, iOS, Macintosh; BlackBerry; Commodore 64; DOS; Facebook; Java ME; Nintendo DSi, Nintendo 3DS, Wii; Windows, Mobile, Phone 7

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Gameloft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 01, 1971?

On December 01, 1971 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is December 01, 1971?

On December 01, 1971 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 01, 1971?

On December 01, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 01, 1971?

On December 01, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 01, 1971?

On December 01, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 01, 1971?

On December 01, 1971 several famous people were born including, Emily Mortimer, Stephanie Finochio, Rob Zatechka.

Which famous people died on December 01, 1971?

Famous people died on December 01, 1971 include, Arthur B Springarn.

What was the number one song in December 01, 1971?

The number one song in the week of December 01, 1971 was Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone in US and Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill in UK.

What were the top hits on December 01, 1971?

The top hits on December 01, 1971 were Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone, Theme From Shaft by Isaac Hayes, Baby I'm-A Want You by Bread in US and Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill, Jeepster by T Rex, Coz I Luv You by Slade in UK.


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