Wednesday September 15, 1971

US date format: 9/15/1971, UK date format: 15/9/1971

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Josh Charles and Wayne Ferreira. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Go Away Little Girl by Donny Osmond. In UK Hey Girl Don't Bother Me by The Tams was in the top 5 hits. Red Sun, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Madame by Patrick O'Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Persuaders!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Galaxy Game.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
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Events

  • 1st broadcast of Columbo on NBC-TV

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Movies

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Red Sun

Red Sun

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Charles Bronson, Toshirô Mifune, Alain Delon, Ursula Andress

Kotch

Kotch

Directed by: Jack Lemmon

Starring: Walter Matthau, Deborah Winters, Felicia Farr, Charles Aidman

Fright

Fright

Directed by: Peter Collinson

Starring: Honor Blackman, Susan George, Ian Bannen, John Gregson

Yesenia

Yesenia

Directed by: Alfredo B. Crevenna

Starring: Jacqueline Andere, Jorge Lavat, Irma Lozano, Juan Gallardo

See No Evil

See No Evil

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Mia Farrow, Dorothy Alison, Robin Bailey, Diane Grayson

TV Series

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The Persuaders!

The Persuaders!

Starring: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jason King

Jason King

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

The Boy from Space

The Boy from Space

Starring: Phil Cheney, Charles Collingwood, Stephen Garlick, Sylvestra Le Touzel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Whistle Test

Whistle Test

Starring: Bob Harris, Anne Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Na vseki kilometar - II

Na vseki kilometar - II

Days to next September 15

If September 15, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Madame by Patrick O'Higgins

Madame

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367 page soft back or paperback biography of Helena Rubinstein.

The Drifters by James A. Michener

The Drifters

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In this triumphant bestseller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era.

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

America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen

America, Inc

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This well-documented expose' reveals the incorporated rulers of the United States and, indeed, much of the world. It shows them to be private governments which, as effectively as legitimate public governments,

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


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