Tuesday February 16, 1971

US date format: 2/16/1971, UK date format: 16/2/1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 16, 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 Amanda Holden and Patricia Loison. In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds. In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. One Brief Summer, directed by John Mackenzie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zollfahndung. 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

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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Events

  • In Italy, a local parliament elects the city of Catanzaro as the capital of Calabria residents of Reggio di Calabria riot for 5 days because of the decision.
  • Fifty tornadoes rage in Mississippi, killing 74 people.
  • The U.S. Emergency Broadcast System sends an erroneous warning many radio stations just ignore it.

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Movies

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10 Rillington Place

10 Rillington Place

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt, Pat Heywood

Country: United States of America

Get Carter

Get Carter

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne

Country: United States of America

The Last Valley

The Last Valley

Directed by: James Clavell

Starring: Michael Caine, Omar Sharif, Florinda Bolkan, Nigel Davenport

Max et les ferrailleurs

Max et les ferrailleurs

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Danielle Durou, Alain Belard, Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider

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

TV Series

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Zollfahndung

Zollfahndung

Masterpiece Classic

Masterpiece Classic

Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States of America

Barrier Reef

Barrier Reef

Starring: Joe James, Harold Hopkins, Ken James, George Assang

Country: Australia

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

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann

The Antagonists

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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.

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

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.

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.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 16, 1971?

On February 16, 1971 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is February 16, 1971?

On February 16, 1971 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 16, 1971?

On February 16, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 16, 1971?

On February 16, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 16, 1971?

On February 16, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 16, 1971?

On February 16, 1971 several famous people were born including, Amanda Holden, Patricia Loison, Larry Jones.

What was the number one song in February 16, 1971?

The number one song in the week of February 16, 1971 was One Bad Apple by The Osmonds in US and My Sweet Lord by George Harrison in UK.

What were the top hits on February 16, 1971?

The top hits on February 16, 1971 were One Bad Apple by The Osmonds, Knock Three Times by Dawn, Rose Garden by Lynn Anderson in US and My Sweet Lord by George Harrison, Pushbike Song by The Mixtures, Stoned Love by The Supremes in UK.