Tuesday March 23, 1971

US date format: 3/23/1971, UK date format: 23/3/1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 23, 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 Yasmeen Ghauri and Karen McDougal. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Me And Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin. In UK Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. The Beguiled, directed by Don Siegel, 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 The Ten Commandments. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Computer Space.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
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Events

  • General Alejandro Lanusse of Argentina takes power in a military coup.

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The Beguiled

The Beguiled

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman, Jo Ann Harris

Country: United States of America

Flight of the Doves

Flight of the Doves

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Ron Moody, Jack Wild, Dorothy McGuire, Stanley Holloway

Brother John

Brother John

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Will Geer, Bradford Dillman, Beverly Todd

The Barefoot Executive

The Barefoot Executive

Directed by: Robert Butler

Starring: Kurt Russell, Joe Flynn, Harry Morgan, Wally Cox

Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Primus

Primus

Directed by: Moshcam

Return of Ultraman

Return of Ultraman

Starring: Jiro Dan

Country: Japan

Kamen Raidâ

Kamen Raidâ

O'Hara, U.S. Treasury

O'Hara, U.S. Treasury

Days to next March 23

If March 23, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 6 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

The Greening Of America by Charles Reich

The Greening Of America

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The 25th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking Classic. "If there was any doubt about the need for social transformation in 1970, that need is clear and urgent today....I

The Making Of A Surgeon by William A. Nolen

The Making Of A Surgeon

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The Making of a Surgeon is the memoir of an apprentice. It is William Nolen's story of his transformation from student to practitioner, from a brash medical school graduate to a

The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald

The Underground Man

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As a mysterious fire rages through the hills above a privileged town in Southern California, Archer tracks a missing child who may be the pawn in a marital struggle or the victim of

Fifth Business by Robertson Davies

Fifth Business

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Ramsay is a man twice born, a man who has returned from the hell of the battle-grave at Passchendaele in World War I decorated with the Victoria Cross and destined to

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


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