Saturday January 16, 1971

US date format: 1/16/1971, UK date format: 16/1/1971

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on January 16, 1971, here's what our experts found out: it was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 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 Josh Evans and Sergi Bruguera. In that special week of January people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison. In UK Grandad by Clive Dunn was in the top 5 hits. The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh, directed by Sergio Martino, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1971 while A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Galaxy Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Holidays

  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand

Events

  • Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (1:58.7).

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The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh

The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Sergio Martino

Starring: George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Conchita Airoldi, Manuel Gil

Murphy's War

Murphy's War

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips, Philippe Noiret, Horst Janson

Husbands

Husbands

Release year: 1970

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, John Cassavetes, Jenny Runacre

Waterloo

Waterloo

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer, Orson Welles, Jack Hawkins

Country: United States of America

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Colin Blakely, Geneviève Page

Country: United States of America

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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

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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 January 16, 1971?

On January 16, 1971 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is January 16, 1971?

On January 16, 1971 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 16, 1971?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 16, 1971?

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

Which famous people are born on January 16, 1971?

On January 16, 1971 several famous people were born including, Josh Evans, Sergi Bruguera, Sergei Bruguera.

Which famous people died on January 16, 1971?

Famous people died on January 16, 1971 include, Kermit Maynard, Philippe Thys.

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

The number one song in the week of January 16, 1971 was My Sweet Lord by George Harrison in US and Grandad by Clive Dunn in UK.

What were the top hits on January 16, 1971?

The top hits on January 16, 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.