Tuesday June 08, 1971

US date format: 6/8/1971, UK date format: 8/6/1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 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 Mark Feuerstein and Elena Brioukhovets. 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 Galaxy Game or Computer Space.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
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Events

  • North Vietnam demands US end aid to South Vietnam
  • White Sox draft Danny Goodwin #1, he refuses to sign

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Movies

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Johnny Got His Gun

Johnny Got His Gun

Directed by: Dalton Trumbo

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

Country: United States of America

Punishment Park

Punishment Park

Directed by: Peter Watkins

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

Walkabout

Walkabout

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg, John Meillon

Country: United States of America

Wake in Fright

Wake in Fright

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay

The Go-Between

The Go-Between

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton, Michael Redgrave

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

Familie Werner auf Reisen

Familie Werner auf Reisen

Von Liebe keine Rede

Von Liebe keine Rede

Starring: Stefan Behrens, Monika Lundi, Ulrike Blome, Nora Minor

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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

By:

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 08, 1971?

On June 08, 1971 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is June 08, 1971?

On June 08, 1971 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 08, 1971?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 08, 1971?

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

Which famous people are born on June 08, 1971?

On June 08, 1971 several famous people were born including, Mark Feuerstein, Amanda Jahn, Elena Brioukhovets.

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

The number one song in the week of June 08, 1971 was Want Ads by The Honey Cone in US and Knock Three Times by Dawn in UK.

What were the top hits on June 08, 1971?

The top hits on June 08, 1971 were Want Ads by The Honey Cone, Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones, Rainy Days And Mondays by Carpenters in US and Knock Three Times by Dawn, Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road, I Did What I Did For Maria by Tony Christie in UK.