Wednesday September 01, 1971

US date format: 9/1/1971, UK date format: 1/9/1971

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Lââm (singer) and Ricardo Chavira. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey by Paul & Linda McCartney. In UK Hey Girl Don't Bother Me by The Tams was in the top 5 hits. Yesenia, directed by Alfredo B. Crevenna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Drifters by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Archie's TV Funnies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Computer Space.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
  • Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • Church of England - Saint Giles
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Events

  • John Newcombe is 1st top-seed man to lose in 1st round of US Open
  • Rolling Stones sue manager Allen Klein
  • Qatar declares independence from Britain.

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Movies

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Yesenia

Yesenia

Directed by: Alfredo B. Crevenna

Starring: Jacqueline Andere, Jorge Lavat, Irma Lozano, Juan Gallardo

See No Evil

See No Evil

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Mia Farrow, Dorothy Alison, Robin Bailey, Diane Grayson

Black Belly of the Tarantula

Black Belly of the Tarantula

Directed by: Paolo Cavara

Starring: Giancarlo Giannini, Claudine Auger, Barbara Bouchet, Rossella Falk

The Nightcomers

The Nightcomers

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Marlon Brando, Stephanie Beacham, Thora Hird, Harry Andrews

A Gunfight

A Gunfight

Directed by: Lamont Johnson

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Johnny Cash, Jane Alexander, Karen Black

TV Series

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Archie's TV Funnies

Archie's TV Funnies

The Golddiggers

The Golddiggers

Starring: Barbara Heller

Country: United States of America

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch

Lidsville

Lidsville

Jackson 5ive

Jackson 5ive

Days to next September 01

If September 01, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Drifters by James A. Michener

The Drifters

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In this triumphant bestseller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era.

The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh

The New Centurions

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Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

The Gift Horse by Hildegard Knef

The Gift Horse

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rates fine/near mint because jacket is price clipped, otherwise best possible copy,, first edition, first printing, jacket in mylar

The Shadow Of The Lynx by Victoria Holt

The Shadow Of The Lynx

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Nora Tamsin was fascinated by the ruthless Charles Herrick, but she discovered that he deserved his name "The Lynx". His love for her was overwhelming and frightening.

America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen

America, Inc

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This well-documented expose' reveals the incorporated rulers of the United States and, indeed, much of the world. It shows them to be private governments which, as effectively as legitimate public governments,

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


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