Wednesday August 04, 1971

US date format: 8/4/1971, UK date format: 4/8/1971

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 4, 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 Jeff Gordon and Will Stewart (actor). In that special week of August people in US were listening to How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees. In UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Die Screaming Marianne, directed by Pete Walker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pingo de Gente. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or The Oregon Trail.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
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Events

  • US launches first satellite into lunar orbit from manned spacecraft.

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Movies

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Die Screaming Marianne

Die Screaming Marianne

Directed by: Pete Walker

Starring: Susan George, Barry Evans, Christopher Sandford, Judy Huxtable

Werewolves on Wheels

Werewolves on Wheels

Directed by: Michel Levesque

Starring: Steve Oliver, Donna Anders, Gene Shane, Billy Gray

The Omega Man

The Omega Man

Directed by: Boris Sagal

Starring: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo

Country: United States of America

Night of Dark Shadows

Night of Dark Shadows

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: David Selby, Grayson Hall, Kate Jackson, Lara Parker

Angels Hard as They Come

Angels Hard as They Come

Directed by: Joe Viola

Starring: Scott Glenn, Charles Dierkop, James Iglehart, Gilda Texter

TV Series

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Pingo de Gente

Pingo de Gente

Three on a Match

Three on a Match

The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour

The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour

Tatsachen über Legenden

Tatsachen über Legenden

Siempre en domingo

Siempre en domingo

Days to next August 04

If August 04, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 1 month, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

The Bell Jar

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The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time.

The Greening Of America by Charles Reich

The Greening Of America

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The 25th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking Classic. "If there was any doubt about the need for social transformation in 1970, that need is clear and urgent today....I

The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer

The Female Eunuch

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The publication of Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch in 1970 was a landmark event, raising eyebrows and ire while creating a shock wave of recognition in women around the world with

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.

Capone by John Kobler

Capone

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The public called him Scarface; the FBI called him Public Enemy Number One; his associates called him Snorky. But Capone is the name most remember.

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 August 04, 1971?

On August 04, 1971 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is August 04, 1971?

On August 04, 1971 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 04, 1971?

On August 04, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 04, 1971?

On August 04, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 04, 1971?

On August 04, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 04, 1971?

On August 04, 1971 several famous people were born including, Jeff Gordon, Will Stewart (actor), Greg Frers.

What was the number one song in August 04, 1971?

The number one song in the week of August 04, 1971 was How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees in US and I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross in UK.

What were the top hits on August 04, 1971?

The top hits on August 04, 1971 were How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees, Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) by The Raiders, You've Got A Friend by James Taylor in US and I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross, Never Ending Song Of Love by The New Seekers, Get It On by T Rex in UK.


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