Monday March 08, 1971

US date format: 3/8/1971, UK date format: 8/3/1971

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Marc Tobert and Bob Boughner in Windsor. In that special week of March people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds. In UK Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. The Barefoot Executive, directed by Robert Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Throne Of Saturn by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Primus. 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 Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
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Events

  • Milwaukee Bucks win their 20th straight NBA game (team record).

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Movies

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The Barefoot Executive

The Barefoot Executive

Directed by: Robert Butler

Starring: Kurt Russell, Joe Flynn, Harry Morgan, Wally Cox

Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

A New Leaf

A New Leaf

Directed by: Elaine May

Starring: Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Jack Weston, George Rose

The Andromeda Strain

The Andromeda Strain

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: James Olson, Arthur Hill, David Wayne, Kate Reid

Country: United States of America

Lawman

Lawman

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Lee J. Cobb, Robert Duvall

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TV Series

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Primus

Primus

Directed by: Moshcam

Banyon

Banyon

Madame êtes-vous libre?

Madame êtes-vous libre?

Arsène Lupin

Arsène Lupin

Daini no kekkon

Daini no kekkon

Days to next March 08

If March 08, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 6 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 10 days.
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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

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

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

Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway

Islands In The Stream

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A LATER CLASSIC FROM AMERICA'S PREMIER FICTION WRITER First published in 1970, nine years after Hemingway's death, this is the story of an artist and adventurer -- a man much like Hemingway himself.

The Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann

The Antagonists

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Videogames

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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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