Tuesday December 28, 1971

US date format: 12/28/1971, UK date format: 28/12/1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on December 28, 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 Mariana Tosca and Juan Villegas. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Brand New Key by Melanie. In UK Grandad by Clive Dunn was in the top 5 hits. The Valachi Papers, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hilarious House of Frightenstein. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Computer Space.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1971, at December 28 across the years or at December 1971 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.

Events

  • Hasj falls from now on under (neath) the Opiumwet

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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Gentlemen of Fortune

Gentlemen of Fortune

Directed by: Aleksandr Seryj

Starring: Evgeniy Leonov, Georgiy Vitsin, Radner Muratov, Saveliy Kramarov

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke

Country: United States of America

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States of America

Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States of America

The French Connection

The French Connection

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Hilarious House of Frightenstein

The Hilarious House of Frightenstein

Starring: Billy Van, Julius Sumner Miller, Vincent Price, Fishka Rais

Country: Canada

The Intruder

The Intruder

The View from Daniel Pike

The View from Daniel Pike

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Starring: Roddy McMillan, David Gallacher

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ways of Seeing

Ways of Seeing

Starring: John Berger

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Prosjaci i sinovi

Prosjaci i sinovi

Starring: Rade Serbedzija, Antun Kujavec, Milan Srdoc, Biserka Alibegovic

Days to next December 28

If December 28, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Honor Thy Father by Gay Talese

Honor Thy Father

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A classic masterwork newly updatedThe electrifying true story of the rise and fall of New York's notorious Bonanno crime familyOn New York's Park Avenue on a rainy Tuesday night in October

Tracy And Hepburn by Garson Kanin

Tracy And Hepburn

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This classic Hollywood memoir is again available, now with a new foreword by the author. Spence Tracy and Kate Hepburn were the couple everyone knew of but no one really knew

Beyond Freedom And Dignity by B. F. Skinner

Beyond Freedom And Dignity

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In this profound and profoundly controversial work, a landmark of 20th-century thought originally published in 1971, B. F. Skinner makes his definitive statement about humankind and society.Insisting

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 Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth

The Day Of The Jackal

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THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

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 December 28, 1971?

On December 28, 1971 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is December 28, 1971?

On December 28, 1971 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 28, 1971?

On December 28, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 28, 1971?

On December 28, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 28, 1971?

On December 28, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 28, 1971?

On December 28, 1971 several famous people were born including, Mariana Tosca, Juan Villegas, Benny Agbayani.

Which famous people died on December 28, 1971?

Famous people died on December 28, 1971 include, Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner, Max Steiner.

What was the number one song in December 28, 1971?

The number one song in the week of December 28, 1971 was Brand New Key by Melanie in US and I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers in UK.

What were the top hits on December 28, 1971?

The top hits on December 28, 1971 were Brand New Key by Melanie, American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean, Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone in US and I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers, Grandad by Clive Dunn, Mother Of Mine by Neil Reid in UK.


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