Thursday June 24, 1971

US date format: 6/24/1971, UK date format: 24/6/1971

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on June 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 Ji Jin-hee and Ji Jin Hee. In that special week of June people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, directed by Mel Stuart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Greening Of America by Charles Reich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Quentin Durward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Computer Space.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
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Movies

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Johnny Got His Gun

Johnny Got His Gun

Directed by: Dalton Trumbo

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

Country: United States of America

Punishment Park

Punishment Park

Directed by: Peter Watkins

Starring: Patrick Boland, Kent Foreman, Carmen Argenziano, Luke Johnson

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Directed by: Mel Stuart

Starring: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear

Country: United States of America

Walkabout

Walkabout

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg, John Meillon

Country: United States of America

McCabe & Mrs. Miller

McCabe & Mrs. Miller

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Quentin Durward

Quentin Durward

Starring: Marie-France Boyer

Country: France

Wenn der Vater mit dem Sohne

Wenn der Vater mit dem Sohne

Directed by: Hans Quest

The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Familie Werner auf Reisen

Familie Werner auf Reisen

Von Liebe keine Rede

Von Liebe keine Rede

Starring: Stefan Behrens, Monika Lundi, Ulrike Blome, Nora Minor

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Greening Of America by Charles Reich

The Greening Of America

By:

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 Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

The Bell Jar

By:

The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time.

Love In The Ruins by Walker Percy

Love In The Ruins

By:

Dr. Tom More has created a stethoscope of the human spirit. With it, he embarks on an unforgettable odyssey to cure mankind's spiritual flu.

The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone

The Passions Of The Mind

By:

Compelling portrait of the Viennese neurologist, focuses on the intense, agonized years of research which resulted in his discovery of the science of psychoanalysis

The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald

The Underground Man

By:

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

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 June 24, 1971?

On June 24, 1971 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is June 24, 1971?

On June 24, 1971 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 24, 1971?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 24, 1971?

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

Which famous people are born on June 24, 1971?

On June 24, 1971 several famous people were born including, Ji Jin-hee, LaMonte Coleman, Ji Jin Hee.

Which famous people died on June 24, 1971?

Famous people died on June 24, 1971 include, Jack Good.

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

The number one song in the week of June 24, 1971 was It's Too Late by Carole King in US and Knock Three Times by Dawn in UK.

What were the top hits on June 24, 1971?

The top hits on June 24, 1971 were It's Too Late by Carole King, Rainy Days And Mondays by Carpenters, Want Ads by The Honey Cone in US and Knock Three Times by Dawn, Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road, I Did What I Did For Maria by Tony Christie in UK.