Thursday April 29, 1971

US date format: 4/29/1971, UK date format: 29/4/1971

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 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 Sterling Hitchcock and Darby Stanchfield. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. Bananas, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Making Of A Surgeon by William A. Nolen 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 The Oregon Trail.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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Events

  • Bill Graham closes down Fillmore and Fillmore East
  • Boeing receives contract for Mariner 10, Mercury exploration.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Bolivia nationalizes the American-owned Matilde zinc mine.

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Movies

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Bananas

Bananas

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Carlos Montalbán, Nati Abascal

Country: United States of America

Billy Jack

Billy Jack

Directed by: Tom Laughlin

Starring: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Clark Howat, Victor Izay

Country: United States of America

The Big Doll House

The Big Doll House

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Roberta Collins, Pam Grier, Judith Brown, Brooke Mills

Country: United States of America

Simon, King of the Witches

Simon, King of the Witches

Directed by: Bruce Kessler

Starring: Andrew Prine, Brenda Scott, George Paulsin, Norman Burton

Summer of '42

Summer of '42

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Oliver Conant

Country: United States of America

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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

Primus

Primus

Directed by: Moshcam

Von Liebe keine Rede

Von Liebe keine Rede

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

Days to next April 29

If April 29, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 4 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

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 Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann

The Antagonists

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Summer Of '42 by Herman Raucher

Summer Of '42

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"​SUMMER OF '42 is a charming and tender novel...The overall effect is one of high hilarity. Raucher is a comic-artist who is able to convey the fears and joys...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 April 29, 1971?

On April 29, 1971 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 29, 1971?

On April 29, 1971 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 29, 1971?

On April 29, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 29, 1971?

On April 29, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 29, 1971?

On April 29, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 29, 1971?

On April 29, 1971 several famous people were born including, Sterling Hitchcock, Darby Stanchfield, Sterling Hitchcock in Fayetteville.

What was the number one song in April 29, 1971?

The number one song in the week of April 29, 1971 was Joy To The World by Three Dog Night in US and Knock Three Times by Dawn in UK.

What were the top hits on April 29, 1971?

The top hits on April 29, 1971 were Joy To The World by Three Dog Night, Put Your Hand In The Hand by Ocean, Never Can Say Goodbye by Jackson 5 in US and Knock Three Times by Dawn, Brown Sugar / Bitch / Let It Rock by The Rolling Stones, Double Barrel by Dave & Ansil Collins in UK.


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