Wednesday June 16, 1971

US date format: 6/16/1971, UK date format: 16/6/1971

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 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 Tupac Shakur (rapper) and Christopher Gomez. In that special week of June people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. McCabe & Mrs. Miller, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Quentin Durward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Computer Space.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement

Events

  • Groningen soccer team forms in Groningen
  • Racial disturbance in Jacksonville Florida

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • British broadcast executive (Born 1889).

Movies

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Johnny Got His Gun

Johnny Got His Gun

Directed by: Dalton Trumbo

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

Country: United States of America

Punishment Park

Punishment Park

Directed by: Peter Watkins

Starring: Patrick Boland, Kent Foreman, Carmen Argenziano, Luke Johnson

Walkabout

Walkabout

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg, John Meillon

Country: United States of America

McCabe & Mrs. Miller

McCabe & Mrs. Miller

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane

Country: United States of America

Wake in Fright

Wake in Fright

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay

TV Series

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Quentin Durward

Quentin Durward

Starring: Marie-France Boyer

Country: France

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

Familie Werner auf Reisen

Familie Werner auf Reisen

Von Liebe keine Rede

Von Liebe keine Rede

Starring: Stefan Behrens, Monika Lundi, Ulrike Blome, Nora Minor

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

The Exorcist

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Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York …

Mr. Cub by Ernie Banks and Jim Enright

Mr. Cub

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Autobiography of the Hall of Fame Major League Baseball player for the Chicago Cubs, Ernie Banks.

The European Discovery Of America by Samuel Eliot Morison

The European Discovery Of America

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Columbus, Magellan, and Drake are focused upon in this account of the early discovery voyages south of the Caribbean. Bibliogs

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 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.

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 June 16, 1971?

On June 16, 1971 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is June 16, 1971?

On June 16, 1971 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 16, 1971?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 16, 1971?

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

Which famous people are born on June 16, 1971?

On June 16, 1971 several famous people were born including, Tupac Shakur (rapper), Andre President, Christopher Gomez.

Which famous people died on June 16, 1971?

Famous people died on June 16, 1971 include, Lord Reith.

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

The number one song in the week of June 16, 1971 was It's Too Late by Carole King in US and Knock Three Times by Dawn in UK.

What were the top hits on June 16, 1971?

The top hits on June 16, 1971 were It's Too Late by Carole King, Rainy Days And Mondays by Carpenters, Want Ads by The Honey Cone in US and Knock Three Times by Dawn, Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road, I Did What I Did For Maria by Tony Christie in UK.