Tuesday October 19, 1971

US date format: 10/19/1971, UK date format: 19/10/1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 19, 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 Christina Augustyn and Sweet Saraya. 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 Star Trek or The Oregon Trail.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Last issue of Look magazine is published

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Movies

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Duck, You Sucker

Duck, You Sucker

Directed by: Sergio Leone

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

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

Trinity Is STILL My Name!

Trinity Is STILL My Name!

Directed by: Enzo Barboni

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Yanti Somer, Enzo Tarascio

Country: United States of America

Play Misty for Me

Play Misty for Me

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, John Larch

Country: United States of America

The Organization

The Organization

Directed by: Don Medford

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Barbara McNair, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Sheree North

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 Electric Company

The Electric Company

Starring: Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant

Country: United States of America

Lupin the 3rd

Lupin the 3rd

All'ultimo minuto

All'ultimo minuto

Starring: Anna Miserocchi, Eros Pagni, Mario Siletti, Luciano Spinelli

Country: Italy

Days to next October 19

If October 19, 1971 is your birthday you're 48 years, 11 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 22 days.
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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 19, 1971?

On October 19, 1971 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is October 19, 1971?

On October 19, 1971 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 19, 1971?

On October 19, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 19, 1971?

On October 19, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 19, 1971?

On October 19, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 19, 1971?

On October 19, 1971 several famous people were born including, Christina Augustyn, Sweet Saraya.

Which famous people died on October 19, 1971?

Famous people died on October 19, 1971 include, Alberto Pirelli, Betty Bronson.

What was the number one song in October 19, 1971?

The number one song in the week of October 19, 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 19, 1971?

The top hits on October 19, 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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