Saturday January 30, 1971

US date format: 1/30/1971, UK date format: 30/1/1971

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 30, 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 Darren Boyd and Kevin Knox. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn. In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, 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 Zollfahndung. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Computer Space.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Get Carter

Get Carter

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne

Country: United States of America

Doctors' Wives

Doctors' Wives

Directed by: George Schaefer

Starring: Dyan Cannon, Richard Crenna, Gene Hackman, Carroll O'Connor

10 Rillington Place

10 Rillington Place

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt, Pat Heywood

Country: United States of America

The Last Valley

The Last Valley

Directed by: James Clavell

Starring: Michael Caine, Omar Sharif, Florinda Bolkan, Nigel Davenport

The Statue

The Statue

Directed by: Rod Amateau

Starring: David Niven, Virna Lisi, Robert Vaughn, Ann Bell

TV Series

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Zollfahndung

Zollfahndung

Bless This House

Bless This House

Ällitälli

Ällitälli

Cita con el humor

Cita con el humor

Une autre vie

Une autre vie

Days to next January 30

If January 30, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 7 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 9 days.
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Books

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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

Doctor Cobb'S Game by R.V. Cassill

Doctor Cobb'S Game

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From the smoldering ashes of a scandal that tumbled a government in 1963...the author has lit a creative flame and forged a wide-ranging, imaginative novel.

The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

The Crystal Cave

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Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions.

God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield

God Is An Englishman

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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

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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

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


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