Tuesday June 29, 1971

US date format: 6/29/1971, UK date format: 29/6/1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Pavel Liska and Mike Sillinger. In that special week of June people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King. In UK Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road was in the top 5 hits. Two-Lane Blacktop, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Quentin Durward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Computer Space.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
  • Seychelles - Independence Day.

Events

  • Rolling Stones Mick Jagger and Keith Richards sentenced on drug offense
  • Soyuz 11 docks with Salyut 1 for 22 days.

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Movies

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Two-Lane Blacktop

Two-Lane Blacktop

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird, Dennis Wilson

Country: United States of America

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

Sunday Bloody Sunday

Sunday Bloody Sunday

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft

The Decameron

The Decameron

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli, Jovan Jovanovic, Vincenzo Amato

Country: United States of America

Carnal Knowledge

Carnal Knowledge

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Ann-Margret, Art Garfunkel

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 Silent Years

The Silent Years

Starring: Orson Welles

Country: United States of America

The Guardians

The Guardians

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Starring: Gwyneth Powell, Cyril Luckham, Derek Smith, David Burke

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Days to next June 29

If June 29, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 2 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

The Exorcist

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Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York …

The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone

The Passions Of The Mind

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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 European Discovery Of America by Samuel Eliot Morison

The European Discovery Of America

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Columbus, Magellan, and Drake are focused upon in this account of the early discovery voyages south of the Caribbean. Bibliogs

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 Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

The Bell Jar

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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.

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 29, 1971?

On June 29, 1971 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is June 29, 1971?

On June 29, 1971 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 29, 1971?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 29, 1971?

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

Which famous people are born on June 29, 1971?

On June 29, 1971 several famous people were born including, Pavel Liska, Wendee Espinosa, Mike Sillinger.

Which famous people died on June 29, 1971?

Famous people died on June 29, 1971 include, Vladimir Volkov, Viktor Patsayev.

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

The number one song in the week of June 29, 1971 was It's Too Late by Carole King in US and Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road in UK.

What were the top hits on June 29, 1971?

The top hits on June 29, 1971 were It's Too Late by Carole King, Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) by The Raiders, Treat Her Like A Lady by Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose in US and Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road, Co-Co by The Sweet, Don't Let It Die by Hurricane Smith in UK.


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