Monday June 07, 1971

US date format: 6/7/1971, UK date format: 7/6/1971

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 7, 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 Mark Wahlberg in Massachusetts and Alex X Mooney. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Want Ads by The Honey Cone. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. Punishment Park, directed by Peter Watkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The European Discovery Of America by Samuel Eliot Morison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Quentin Durward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Computer Space.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Luciana, virgin, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
  • Blessed Maria Theresia of Soubiran (died 1889)
  • Saint Procopius [PCP (Paris), as Proces]
  • Saint Wulstan, bishop of Worcester, confessor (Translation day)
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Events

  • Soviet Soyuz 11 crew completes first transfer to orbiting Salyut.
  • The United States Supreme Court overturns the conviction of Paul Cohen for disturbing the peace, setting the precedent that vulgar writing is protected under the First Amendment.

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Movies

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Punishment Park

Punishment Park

Directed by: Peter Watkins

Starring: Patrick Boland, Kent Foreman, Carmen Argenziano, Luke Johnson

Wild Rovers

Wild Rovers

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: William Holden, Ryan O'Neal, Karl Malden, Lynn Carlin

The Anderson Tapes

The Anderson Tapes

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Sean Connery, Dyan Cannon, Martin Balsam, Ralph Meeker

Lake of Dracula

Lake of Dracula

Directed by: Michio Yamamoto

Starring: Midori Fujita, Chôei Takahashi, Sanae Emi, Shin Kishida

They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

Starring: George C. Scott, Joanne Woodward, Jack Gilford, Lester Rawlins

TV Series

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Quentin Durward

Quentin Durward

Starring: Marie-France Boyer

Country: France

Wenn der Vater mit dem Sohne

Wenn der Vater mit dem Sohne

Directed by: Hans Quest

The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Parkinson

Parkinson

Ryan and Ronnie

Ryan and Ronnie

Days to next June 07

If June 07, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 3 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The European Discovery Of America by Samuel Eliot Morison

The European Discovery Of America

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Columbus, Magellan, and Drake are focused upon in this account of the early discovery voyages south of the Caribbean. Bibliogs

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 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 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.

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

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Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that

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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