Friday August 13, 1971

US date format: 8/13/1971, UK date format: 13/8/1971

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 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 Sacramento (California) and Lorenzo Crespi. In that special week of August people in US were listening to How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees. In UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave, directed by Emilio Miraglia, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Behind the Scenes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Computer Space.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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Events

  • Paul and Linda McCartney release Back Seat of My Car

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Movies

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The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave

The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave

Directed by: Emilio Miraglia

Starring: Anthony Steffen, Marina Malfatti, Enzo Tarascio, Giacomo Rossi Stuart

Cry Uncle

Cry Uncle

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Jackson Beck, Pamela Gruen, Allen Garfield, Devin Goldenberg

Die Screaming Marianne

Die Screaming Marianne

Directed by: Pete Walker

Starring: Susan George, Barry Evans, Christopher Sandford, Judy Huxtable

Werewolves on Wheels

Werewolves on Wheels

Directed by: Michel Levesque

Starring: Steve Oliver, Donna Anders, Gene Shane, Billy Gray

The Omega Man

The Omega Man

Directed by: Boris Sagal

Starring: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Eerie Street

Eerie Street

Meu Pedacinho de Chão

Meu Pedacinho de Chão

Search 1971

Search 1971

Pingo de Gente

Pingo de Gente

Days to next August 13

If August 13, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 2 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

Capone by John Kobler

Capone

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The public called him Scarface; the FBI called him Public Enemy Number One; his associates called him Snorky. But Capone is the name most remember.

The Gift Horse by Hildegard Knef

The Gift Horse

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rates fine/near mint because jacket is price clipped, otherwise best possible copy,, first edition, first printing, jacket in mylar

The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone

The Passions Of The Mind

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Compelling portrait of the Viennese neurologist, focuses on the intense, agonized years of research which resulted in his discovery of the science of psychoanalysis

The Shadow Of The Lynx by Victoria Holt

The Shadow Of The Lynx

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Nora Tamsin was fascinated by the ruthless Charles Herrick, but she discovered that he deserved his name "The Lynx". His love for her was overwhelming and frightening.

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 August 13, 1971?

On August 13, 1971 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is August 13, 1971?

On August 13, 1971 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 13, 1971?

On August 13, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 13, 1971?

On August 13, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 13, 1971?

On August 13, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 13, 1971?

On August 13, 1971 several famous people were born including, Sacramento (California), Lorenzo Crespi, Heike Makatsch.

Which famous people died on August 13, 1971?

Famous people died on August 13, 1971 include, King Curtis [Curtis Ousley].

What was the number one song in August 13, 1971?

The number one song in the week of August 13, 1971 was How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees in US and I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross in UK.

What were the top hits on August 13, 1971?

The top hits on August 13, 1971 were How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees, Mr. Big Stuff by Jean Knight, Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver in US and I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross, Never Ending Song Of Love by The New Seekers, Get It On by T Rex in UK.


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