Saturday 30 January 1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Derek Allen and Kevin Knox.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn.
In UK Grandad by Clive Dunn was in the top 5 hits.
Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dave Allen at Large.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or Star Trek.
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- Derek Allen: NFL / WLAF offensive linebacker (New York Giants, Rhein Fire).
- Kevin Knox: WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire).
- Quentin Neujahr NFL center (Baltimore Ravens: Cleveland Browns).
- Brent Moss: WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals).
- Takeshi Yamanaka: hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998).
- Milko Pieren: Dutch soccer player (Sparta).
- Chris Slade: NFL outside linebacker (New England Patriots).
- Trent Klatt in Robbinsdale: Minnesota, USA; NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers).
- Lizzie Grubman: American celebrity publicist and Manhattan socialite accustomed to hob-knobbing with the rich-and-famous. She made the headlines herself after using her Mercedes SUV to speed backward into a crowd, injuring 16 people around 2:00 AM, 7/07/2001, outside Southampton's Conscience Point Inn. She was charged by the police with six counts of first-degree assault and one count of leaving the scene, and four victims, who have sued her for a total of $92 million in damages, say she deliberately gunned the
- Darren Boyd: English actor and screenwriter
- Kimo von Oelhoffen: American football player
- Ari closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 19 performances
- UCLA starts 88 basketball game win streak
- Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his first Test bowl, versus England.
- Carole King's Tapestry album is released, it would become the longest charting album by a female solo artist and sell 24 million copies worldwide.
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