Friday February 26, 1971

US date format: 2/26/1971, UK date format: 26/2/1971

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 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 Erykah Badu and Hélène Segara. In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds. In UK Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Death in Venice, directed by Luchino Visconti, 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 Primus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1971 or at February 26 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 26, 1971?


Holidays

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
  • See more

Events

  • U.N. Secretary General U Thant signs United Nations proclamation of the vernal equinox as Earth Day.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Death in Venice

Death in Venice

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Romolo Valli, Mark Burns, Nora Ricci

Country: United States of America

How to Frame a Figg

How to Frame a Figg

Directed by: Alan Rafkin

Starring: Don Knotts, Joe Flynn, Edward Andrews, Elaine Joyce

One Brief Summer

One Brief Summer

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Felicity Gibson, Clifford Evans, Jennifer Hilary, Jan Holden

Max et les ferrailleurs

Max et les ferrailleurs

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Danielle Durou, Alain Belard, Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider

Cold Turkey

Cold Turkey

Directed by: Norman Lear

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Primus

Primus

Directed by: Moshcam

Zollfahndung

Zollfahndung

Demonat na imperiyata

Demonat na imperiyata

Starring: Ilia Dobrev, Georgi Kaloyanchev, Kosta Tsonev, Georgi Cherkelov

Country: Bulgaria

Columbo

Columbo

Doctor at Large

Doctor at Large

Days to next February 26

If February 26, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 7 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 27 days.
calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1971?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

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

God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield

God Is An Englishman

By:

This bestselling novel set in the ruthless world of Victorian commerce follows the fortunes of Adam Swann, a scion of an Army family and veteran of campaigns in the Crimea and

Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer

Inside The Third Reich

By:

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

By:

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

Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway

Islands In The Stream

By:

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.

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 February 26, 1971?

On February 26, 1971 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is February 26, 1971?

On February 26, 1971 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 26, 1971?

On February 26, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 26, 1971?

On February 26, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 26, 1971?

On February 26, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 26, 1971?

On February 26, 1971 several famous people were born including, Erykah Badu, Hélène Segara, Romane Serda.

Which famous people died on February 26, 1971?

Famous people died on February 26, 1971 include, Fernandel , Fernandel [Contandin], Joseph Berg.

What was the number one song in February 26, 1971?

The number one song in the week of February 26, 1971 was One Bad Apple by The Osmonds in US and Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry in UK.

What were the top hits on February 26, 1971?

The top hits on February 26, 1971 were One Bad Apple by The Osmonds, Mama's Pearl by Jackson 5, Knock Three Times by Dawn in US and Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry, Another Day by Paul McCartney, My Sweet Lord by George Harrison in UK.


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes