Monday February 08, 1971

US date format: 2/8/1971, UK date format: 8/2/1971

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 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 Mika Karppinen and Andrus Veerpalu. In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds. In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. Max et les ferrailleurs, directed by Claude Sautet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson 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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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Events

  • South Vietnamese ground troops launch an incursion into Laos to try and cut off the Ho Chi Minh trail and stop communist infiltration.
  • The NASDAQ stock market index opens for the first time.
  • Pedro Morales beats Ivan Koloff in New York, to become WWF wrestling champion.
  • A new stock market index called the Nasdaq debuts.
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Movies

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Max et les ferrailleurs

Max et les ferrailleurs

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Danielle Durou, Alain Belard, Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider

Cold Turkey

Cold Turkey

Directed by: Norman Lear

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton

Percy

Percy

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Hywel Bennett, Denholm Elliott, Elke Sommer, Britt Ekland

The Night Visitor

The Night Visitor

Directed by: Laslo Benedek

Starring: Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard, Liv Ullmann, Per Oscarsson

Get Carter

Get Carter

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Zollfahndung

Zollfahndung

Sledstvie vedut znatoki

Sledstvie vedut znatoki

Coppers End

Coppers End

Heritage

Heritage

The Leslie Crowther Show

The Leslie Crowther Show

Days to next February 08

If February 08, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 7 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Caravan To Vaccares by Alistair MacLean

Caravan To Vaccares

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The classic tale of suspense set in Provence, where an English tourist investigates a series of mysterious deaths, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.From

The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

The Crystal Cave

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Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions.

Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer

Inside The Third Reich

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Speer, the Minister of Armaments and War Production under Hitler, the man who had kept Germany armed and the war machine running even after Hitler's mystique had faded, takes a brutally

Doctor Cobb'S Game by R.V. Cassill

Doctor Cobb'S Game

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From the smoldering ashes of a scandal that tumbled a government in 1963...the author has lit a creative flame and forged a wide-ranging, imaginative novel.

A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson

A White House Diary

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Originally published in 1970, A White House Diary is Lady Bird Johnson's intimate, behind-the-scenes account of Lyndon Johnson's presidency from November 22, 1963, to January 20, 1969.

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 February 08, 1971?

On February 08, 1971 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is February 08, 1971?

On February 08, 1971 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 08, 1971?

On February 08, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 08, 1971?

On February 08, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 08, 1971?

On February 08, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 08, 1971?

On February 08, 1971 several famous people were born including, Mika Karppinen, Andrus Veerpalu, Susan Misner.

What was the number one song in February 08, 1971?

The number one song in the week of February 08, 1971 was One Bad Apple by The Osmonds in US and My Sweet Lord by George Harrison in UK.

What were the top hits on February 08, 1971?

The top hits on February 08, 1971 were One Bad Apple by The Osmonds, Knock Three Times by Dawn, Rose Garden by Lynn Anderson in US and My Sweet Lord by George Harrison, Pushbike Song by The Mixtures, Stoned Love by The Supremes in UK.


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