Sunday January 24, 1971

US date format: 1/24/1971, UK date format: 24/1/1971

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 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 Kenya Moore and John Reece. 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. 10 Rillington Place, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Don'T Fall Off The Mountain by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zollfahndung. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or The Oregon Trail.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra

Events

  • NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 27-6 (first Pro Bowl after NFL-AFL merger).
  • The Guinean government sentences to death 92 Guineans who helped Portuguese troops in the failed landing attempts in November 1970 72 are sentenced to hard labor for life 58 of the sentenced are hanged the next day.
  • In Uganda, Idi Amin deposes Milton Obote in a coup, and becomes president.
  • In Los Angeles, Charles Manson and three female ampquotFamilyampquot members are found guilty of the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.
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  • : American activist co-founded Alcoholics...

Movies

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10 Rillington Place

10 Rillington Place

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt, Pat Heywood

Country: United States of America

The Last Valley

The Last Valley

Directed by: James Clavell

Starring: Michael Caine, Omar Sharif, Florinda Bolkan, Nigel Davenport

The Statue

The Statue

Directed by: Rod Amateau

Starring: David Niven, Virna Lisi, Robert Vaughn, Ann Bell

The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh

The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh

Directed by: Sergio Martino

Starring: George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Conchita Airoldi, Manuel Gil

Murphy's War

Murphy's War

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips, Philippe Noiret, Horst Janson

TV Series

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Zollfahndung

Zollfahndung

Catwalk

Catwalk

Long Voyage Out of War

Long Voyage Out of War

The Group

The Group

Was sagst du dazu?

Was sagst du dazu?

Days to next January 24

If January 24, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 8 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Don'T Fall Off The Mountain by Shirley MacLaine

Don'T Fall Off The Mountain

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"I've always felt that I would never develop into a really fine actress because I cared more about life beyond the camera than the life in front of it.

Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway

Islands In The Stream

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A LATER CLASSIC FROM AMERICA'S PREMIER FICTION WRITER First published in 1970, nine years after Hemingway's death, this is the story of an artist and adventurer -- a man much like Hemingway himself.

Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer

Inside The Third Reich

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Speer, the Minister of Armaments and War Production under Hitler, the man who had kept Germany armed and the war machine running even after Hitler's mystique had faded, takes a brutally

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

Doctor Cobb'S Game by R.V. Cassill

Doctor Cobb'S Game

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From the smoldering ashes of a scandal that tumbled a government in 1963...the author has lit a creative flame and forged a wide-ranging, imaginative novel.

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 January 24, 1971?

On January 24, 1971 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 24, 1971?

On January 24, 1971 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 24, 1971?

On January 24, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 24, 1971?

On January 24, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 24, 1971?

On January 24, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 24, 1971?

On January 24, 1971 several famous people were born including, Kenya Moore, Tonya Crowe in Long Beach, John Reece.

Which famous people died on January 24, 1971?

Famous people died on January 24, 1971 include, Bill W.

What was the number one song in January 24, 1971?

The number one song in the week of January 24, 1971 was Knock Three Times by Dawn in US and Grandad by Clive Dunn in UK.

What were the top hits on January 24, 1971?

The top hits on January 24, 1971 were Knock Three Times by Dawn, My Sweet Lord by George Harrison, One Less Bell To Answer by The 5th Dimension in US and Grandad by Clive Dunn, I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds, Ride A White Swan by T Rex in UK.


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