Tuesday May 18, 1971

US date format: 5/18/1971, UK date format: 18/5/1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 18, 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 Craig Hentrich and Karen Bye. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. The Go-Between, directed by Joseph Losey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Throne Of Saturn by Allen Drury 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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Events

  • Vampire rapist Wayne Bodens last victim found
  • 4th ABA Championship: Utah Stars beat Kentucky Colonels, 4 games to 3.
  • Bulgarian constitution goes into effect.
  • US President Richard Nixon rejects the 60 demands of Congressional Black Caucus.
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Movies

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The Go-Between

The Go-Between

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton, Michael Redgrave

Big Jake

Big Jake

Directed by: George Sherman, John Wayne

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne

Country: United States of America

The Grissom Gang

The Grissom Gang

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Kim Darby, Scott Wilson, Tony Musante, Robert Lansing

Daughters of Darkness

Daughters of Darkness

Directed by: Harry Kümel

Starring: Delphine Seyrig, John Karlen, Danielle Ouimet, Andrea Rau

Pink Narcissus

Pink Narcissus

Directed by: James Bidgood

Starring: Don Brooks, Bobby Kendall, Charles Ludlam

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

Primus

Primus

Directed by: Moshcam

Face aux Lancaster

Face aux Lancaster

Days to next May 18

If May 18, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 4 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Throne Of Saturn by Allen Drury

The Throne Of Saturn

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A novel of space and politics by this prolific 20th Century American author

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

Passenger To Frankfurt by Agatha Christie

Passenger To Frankfurt

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable

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.

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

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 May 18, 1971?

On May 18, 1971 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is May 18, 1971?

On May 18, 1971 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 18, 1971?

On May 18, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 18, 1971?

On May 18, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 18, 1971?

On May 18, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 18, 1971?

On May 18, 1971 several famous people were born including, Craig Hentrich, Clifton Sunada in Honolulu, Karen Bye.

Which famous people died on May 18, 1971?

Famous people died on May 18, 1971 include, Aleksandr Gennadievich Kurosh.

What was the number one song in May 18, 1971?

The number one song in the week of May 18, 1971 was Joy To The World by Three Dog Night in US and Knock Three Times by Dawn in UK.

What were the top hits on May 18, 1971?

The top hits on May 18, 1971 were Joy To The World by Three Dog Night, Never Can Say Goodbye by Jackson 5, Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones in US and Knock Three Times by Dawn, Brown Sugar / Bitch / Let It Rock by The Rolling Stones, Double Barrel by Dave & Ansil Collins in UK.


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