Thursday 21 January 1971
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Doug Edwards and Doug Weight in Warren.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn.
In UK Grandad by Clive Dunn was in the top 5 hits.
Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dave Allen at Large.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or The Oregon Trail.
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- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Doug Edwards: NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies).
- Doug Weight in Warren: Michigan, USA; NHL center (Edmonton Oilers, Team USA 98).
- Tommy Puett in Gary: Indiana, USA; actor (Tyler - Life Goes On, America's Top 10).
- Brian Giles: American baseball player: outfield, Indians.
- Tweet : American singer-songwriter (The Dresden Soul Symphony).
- Adia Chan: Indonesian-Hong Kong actress and singer
- Sergey Klevchenya: Russian speed skater
- Alan McManus: Scottish snooker player golfer and sportscaster
- Doug Weight: American ice hockey player and coach
- Richard B Russell: American politician (Senator-Democrat-Georgia), dies at age 73.
- Alias Smith & Jones premieres on ABC TV
- The current Emley Moor transmitting station, the tallest free-standing structure in the United Kingdom, begins transmitting UHF broadcasts.
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