Thursday April 15, 1971

US date format: 4/15/1971, UK date format: 15/4/1971

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 15, 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 Rich McKenzie and Guivi Sissaouri. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night. In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits. Summer of '42, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wenn der Vater mit dem Sohne. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or The Oregon Trail.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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Events

  • 70, Girls, 70 opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 35 performances
  • 43rd Academy Awards - Patton, George C Scott and Glenda Jackson win.

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Movies

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Summer of '42

Summer of '42

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Oliver Conant

Country: United States of America

Trafic

Trafic

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Marcel Fraval, Honoré Bostel, François Maisongrosse

Don't Deliver Us from Evil

Don't Deliver Us from Evil

Directed by: Joël Séria

Starring: Jeanne Goupil, Catherine Wagener, Bernard Dhéran, Gérard Darrieu

Country: United States of America

Valdez Is Coming

Valdez Is Coming

Directed by: Edwin Sherin

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Susan Clark, Frank Silvera, Jon Cypher

The Mephisto Waltz

The Mephisto Waltz

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Alan Alda, Jacqueline Bisset, Barbara Parkins, Bradford Dillman

TV Series

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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

Primus

Primus

Directed by: Moshcam

Brett

Brett

Young Talent Time

Young Talent Time

Days to next April 15

If April 15, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 5 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh

The New Centurions

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Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

Listening To America by Bill Moyers

Listening To America

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This book offers up a snapshot of the United States in 1970 with a series of written portraits of people from all walks of life from street people, doctors, the unemployed,

Summer Of '42 by Herman Raucher

Summer Of '42

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"​SUMMER OF '42 is a charming and tender novel...The overall effect is one of high hilarity. Raucher is a comic-artist who is able to convey the fears and joys...of

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

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 April 15, 1971?

On April 15, 1971 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 15, 1971?

On April 15, 1971 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 15, 1971?

On April 15, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 15, 1971?

On April 15, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 15, 1971?

On April 15, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 15, 1971?

On April 15, 1971 several famous people were born including, Rich McKenzie, Tim Tindale, Guivi Sissaouri

Which famous people died on April 15, 1971?

Famous people died on April 15, 1971 include, Gurgen Boryan

What was the number one song in April 15, 1971?

The number one song in the week of April 15, 1971 was Joy To The World by Three Dog Night in US and Hot Love by T Rex in UK

What were the top hits on April 15, 1971?

The top hits on April 15, 1971 were Joy To The World by Three Dog Night, What's Going On by Marvin Gaye, Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations in US and Hot Love by T Rex, Bridget The Midget (The Queen Of The Blues) by Ray Stevens, Double Barrel by Dave & Ansil Collins in UK


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