Tuesday January 12, 1971

US date format: 1/12/1971, UK date format: 12/1/1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 12, 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 Scott Burrell and Tommy Puett. 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 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 Star Trek or Galaxy Game.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day

Events

  • All in the Family premieres on CBS featuring 1st toilet flush on TV
  • Soon opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • US Federal grand jury indicts Reverand Philip Berrigan and five others, including a nun and two priests, on charges of plotting to kidnap Henry Kissinger.
  • The Harrisburg Seven: The Reverend Philip Berrigan and five others are indicted on charges of conspiring to kidnap Henry Kissinger and of plotting to blow up the heating tunnels of federal buildings in Washington, D.C.
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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

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

El Topo

El Topo

Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau

Country: United States of America

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

This Is Your Life

This Is Your Life

Dave Allen at Large

Dave Allen at Large

Starring: Dave Allen, Michael Sharvell-Martin, Jacqueline Clarke, Ronnie Brody

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next January 12

If January 12, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 10 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

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.

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

God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield

God Is An Englishman

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This bestselling novel set in the ruthless world of Victorian commerce follows the fortunes of Adam Swann, a scion of an Army family and veteran of campaigns in the Crimea and

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

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 12, 1971?

On January 12, 1971 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is January 12, 1971?

On January 12, 1971 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 12, 1971?

On January 12, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 12, 1971?

On January 12, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 12, 1971?

On January 12, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 12, 1971?

On January 12, 1971 several famous people were born including, Scott Burrell, Tommy Puett, Andy Fox.

What was the number one song in January 12, 1971?

The number one song in the week of January 12, 1971 was My Sweet Lord by George Harrison in US and Grandad by Clive Dunn in UK.

What were the top hits on January 12, 1971?

The top hits on January 12, 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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