Monday October 18, 1971

US date format: 10/18/1971, UK date format: 18/10/1971

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 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 Emmanuelle Laborit and Emmett Waldron. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart. In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Duck, You Sucker, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Summer Of The Red Wolf by Morris West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Persuaders!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1971, at October 18 across the years or at October 1971 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day

Events

  • In New York City, the Knapp Commission begins public hearings on police corruption.
  • U.S. President Richard Nixon nominates Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr. and William H. Rehnquist to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • The Clarkston explosion in Scotland kills 22 people.

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Movies

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The Last Picture Show

The Last Picture Show

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Country: United States of America

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States of America

The French Connection

The French Connection

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco

Country: United States of America

Duck, You Sucker

Duck, You Sucker

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli, Maria Monti

Country: United States of America

And Now for Something Completely Different

And Now for Something Completely Different

Directed by: Ian MacNaughton

Starring: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 18, 1971

Sport Games on October 18, 1971


NFL

American Football
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Kansas City Chiefs : 16 - 38
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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 Man and the City

The Man and the City

Written by:

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Mike Farrell

Country: United States of America

Hei-Wi-Tip-Top

Hei-Wi-Tip-Top

Starring: Willy Millowitsch, Heidi Kabel, Michaela May, Inge Schmidt

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

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Summer Of The Red Wolf by Morris West

Summer Of The Red Wolf

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Summer of the Red Wolf is the story of a man struggling with the complexities and torments of everyday life who travels to Scotland to fight his inner demons and discovers

The Gift Horse by Hildegard Knef

The Gift Horse

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rates fine/near mint because jacket is price clipped, otherwise best possible copy,, first edition, first printing, jacket in mylar

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

Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes

Message From Malaga

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"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

The Shadow Of The Lynx by Victoria Holt

The Shadow Of The Lynx

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Nora Tamsin was fascinated by the ruthless Charles Herrick, but she discovered that he deserved his name "The Lynx". His love for her was overwhelming and frightening.

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 October 18, 1971?

On October 18, 1971 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is October 18, 1971?

On October 18, 1971 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 18, 1971?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 18, 1971?

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

Which famous people are born on October 18, 1971?

On October 18, 1971 several famous people were born including, Emmanuelle Laborit, Tammy Harris, Emmett Waldron.

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

The number one song in the week of October 18, 1971 was Maggie May by Rod Stewart in US and Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart in UK.

What were the top hits on October 18, 1971?

The top hits on October 18, 1971 were Maggie May by Rod Stewart, Superstar by Carpenters, Yo-Yo by The Osmonds in US and Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart, Tweedle Dee Tweedle Dum by Middle Of The Road, Hey Girl Don't Bother Me by The Tams in UK.


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