Friday September 17, 1971

US date format: 9/17/1971, UK date format: 17/9/1971

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 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 Adriana Karembeu and Nate Berkus. 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

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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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

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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

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Days to next September 17

If September 17, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 18 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 17, 1971?

On September 17, 1971 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is September 17, 1971?

On September 17, 1971 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 17, 1971?

On September 17, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 17, 1971?

On September 17, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 17, 1971?

On September 17, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 17, 1971?

On September 17, 1971 several famous people were born including, Adriana Karembeu, Nate Berkus, Jens Voigt.

Which famous people died on September 17, 1971?

Famous people died on September 17, 1971 include, Carlos Lamarca.

What was the number one song in September 17, 1971?

The number one song in the week of September 17, 1971 was Go Away Little Girl by Donny Osmond in US and Hey Girl Don't Bother Me by The Tams in UK.

What were the top hits on September 17, 1971?

The top hits on September 17, 1971 were Go Away Little Girl by Donny Osmond, Maggie May by Rod Stewart, Spanish Harlem by Aretha Franklin, Ain't No Sunshine by Bill Withers in US and Hey Girl Don't Bother Me by The Tams, I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross in UK.


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