Thursday September 30, 1971

US date format: 9/30/1971, UK date format: 30/9/1971

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 Jenna Elfman and Ron Collins. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart. In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The French Connection, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Ra Expeditions by Thor Heyerdahl was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Persuaders!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Computer Space.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
  • September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Translation Day
  • Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
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Events

  • Last Washington Senators' home game, New York Yankees win career 5th forfeit; New York Yankees trailing 4-2 in the 9th with two outs, fans rush the field.

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Movies

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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

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, Sam Jaffe

Country: United States of America

Twins of Evil

Twins of Evil

Directed by: John Hough

Starring: Peter Cushing, Dennis Price, Mary Collinson, Madeleine Collinson

The Last Picture Show

The Last Picture Show

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Country: United States of America

And Now for Something Completely Different

And Now for Something Completely Different

Directed by: Ian MacNaughton

Starring: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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The Persuaders!

The Persuaders!

Starring: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jason King

Jason King

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Justice

Justice

Die Vico-Torriani-Show

Die Vico-Torriani-Show

Sarutobi ecchan

Sarutobi ecchan

Days to next September 30

If September 30, 1971 is your birthday you're 48 years, 11 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ra Expeditions by Thor Heyerdahl

The Ra Expeditions

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Ra is the story of Heyerdahl's voyage from North Africa to South America in a 45 ft papyrus boat modelled on those depicted in the pharoah's wall paintings.

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 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

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.

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 …

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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