Monday April 05, 1971

US date format: 4/5/1971, UK date format: 5/4/1971

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 5, 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 Krista Allen and Stuart Peele. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations. In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits. Trafic, directed by Jacques Tati, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Ten Commandments. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Computer Space.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
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Events

  • Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole
  • US Lt Wiliam Calley (My Lai Massacre) sentenced to life
  • WNJT TV channel 52 in Trenton, New Jersey (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Mount Etna erupts in Sicily, Italy.

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Movies

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Trafic

Trafic

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Marcel Fraval, Honoré Bostel, François Maisongrosse

Don't Deliver Us from Evil

Don't Deliver Us from Evil

Directed by: Joël Séria

Starring: Jeanne Goupil, Catherine Wagener, Bernard Dhéran, Gérard Darrieu

Country: United States of America

Valdez Is Coming

Valdez Is Coming

Directed by: Edwin Sherin

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Susan Clark, Frank Silvera, Jon Cypher

The Mephisto Waltz

The Mephisto Waltz

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Alan Alda, Jacqueline Bisset, Barbara Parkins, Bradford Dillman

The Beguiled

The Beguiled

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman, Jo Ann Harris

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Primus

Primus

Directed by: Moshcam

Omer Pacha

Omer Pacha

Written by:

Starring: Miha Baloh, Franz Stoss

Country: France

Bearcats!

Bearcats!

Written by:

Starring: Rod Taylor, Dennis Cole

Country: United States of America

It's Awfully Bad for Your Eyes, Darling

It's Awfully Bad for Your Eyes, Darling

Days to next April 05

If April 05, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 5 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Throne Of Saturn by Allen Drury

The Throne Of Saturn

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A novel of space and politics by this prolific 20th Century American author

Summer Of '42 by Herman Raucher

Summer Of '42

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"​SUMMER OF '42 is a charming and tender novel...The overall effect is one of high hilarity. Raucher is a comic-artist who is able to convey the fears and joys...of

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 Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann

The Antagonists

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The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald

The Underground Man

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As a mysterious fire rages through the hills above a privileged town in Southern California, Archer tracks a missing child who may be the pawn in a marital struggle or the victim of

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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