Wednesday January 06, 1971, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/1971, UK date format: 6/1/1971

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 6, 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 Stéphane Joulin and Andrzej Piaseczny. In that special week of January people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh, directed by Sergio Martino, 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 Zollfahndung. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Computer Space.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1971, at January 06 across the years or at January 1971 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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Events

  • Cecil Partee elected president pro tem of Illinois state senate.
  • Berkeley chemists announces first synthetic growth hormones.

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Movies

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The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh

The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh

Directed by: Sergio Martino

Starring: George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Conchita Airoldi, Manuel Gil

Murphy's War

Murphy's War

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips, Philippe Noiret, Horst Janson

Le cercle rouge

Le cercle rouge

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Country: United States of America

Little Big Man

Little Big Man

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Ryan's Daughter

Ryan's Daughter

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Christopher Jones

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Zollfahndung

Zollfahndung

Masterpiece Classic

Masterpiece Classic

Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States of America

All in the Family

All in the Family

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Starring: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Country: United States of America

Dai Chûshingura

Dai Chûshingura

Celebrity Bowling

Celebrity Bowling

Days to next January 06

If January 06, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 10 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Passions of the Mind by Irving Stone

The Passions of the Mind

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Passions Of The Mind, The: A Biographical Novel Of Sigmund Freud, by Stone, Irving

Passenger To Frankfurt by Agatha Christie

Passenger To Frankfurt

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable

Crime In America by Ramsey Clark

Crime In America

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Crime In America: Observations On Its Nature, Causes, Prevention by Clark, Ramsey

Khrushchev Remembers by Nikita Khrushchev

Khrushchev Remembers

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Khrushchev Remembers is a unique -- and enthralling -- historical first. Never before, in all the years since the great Russian Revolution, have we had access to the intimate political reminiscences

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

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 January 06, 1971?

On January 06, 1971 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 06, 1971?

On January 06, 1971 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 06, 1971?

On January 06, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 06, 1971?

On January 06, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 06, 1971?

On January 06, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 06, 1971?

On January 06, 1971 several famous people were born including, Stéphane Joulin, Andrzej Piaseczny, Myron Baker.

What was the number one song in January 06, 1971?

The number one song in the week of January 06, 1971 was My Sweet Lord by George Harrison in US and Grandad by Clive Dunn in UK.

What were the top hits on January 06, 1971?

The top hits on January 06, 1971 were My Sweet Lord by George Harrison, Knock Three Times by Dawn, One Less Bell To Answer by The 5th Dimension in US and Grandad by Clive Dunn, I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds, Ride A White Swan by T Rex in UK.


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