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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1971: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1971?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1971 US / Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere
  • 02 Apr 1971 Sci-fi soap opera Dark Shadows concludes an almost 5 year run
  • 03 Apr 1971 Joseph Valachi, American gangster (Born 1904)
  • 04 Apr 1971 Follies opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 524 performances
  • 05 Apr 1971 Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole
  • 07 Apr 1971 President Richard Nixon announces his decision to increase the rate of American troop withdrawals from Vietnam.
  • 08 Apr 1971 First legal off-track betting system begins (OTB-New York).
  • 09 Apr 1971 Charles Manson is sentenced to death in 1972, the sentence for all California Death Row inmates is commuted to life imprisonment.
  • 10 Apr 1971 US table tennis team arrives in China PR
  • 11 Apr 1971 Johnny Johnson opens / closes at Edison Theater NYC for 1 performance
  • 12 Apr 1971 Palestinians retreat from Amman to the north of Jordan.
  • 14 Apr 1971 Fort Point, San Francisco dedicated as a national historic site.
  • 15 Apr 1971 70, Girls, 70 opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 35 performances
  • 17 Apr 1971 Egypt, Libya and Syria form federation (Federation of Arab Republics).
  • 18 Apr 1971 Gavaskar makes 220 in second inning versus West Indies after 124 in first.
  • 19 Apr 1971 Charles Manson is sentenced to death for conspiracy to commit the Tate/LaBianca murders.
  • 20 Apr 1971 US Supreme Court upholds use of bussing to achieve racial desegregation.
  • 21 Apr 1971 Original Codex Reguis (with Edda-liederen) returns to Iceland.
  • 22 Apr 1971 Soyuz 10 launched
  • 23 Apr 1971 Soyuz 10 launched; Cosmonauts become 1st in Salyut 1 space station
  • 24 Apr 1971 Frank Merriwell opens / closes at Longacre Theater NYC for 1 performance
  • 25 Apr 1971 US canal rights in Nicaragua and rights to Corn Islands expire.
  • 26 Apr 1971 Turkey state of siege proclaimed.
  • 27 Apr 1971 Curt Flood resigns from Washington Senators after 13 games and departs for Denmark.
  • 28 Apr 1971 Samuel Lee Gravely Jr becomes 1st black Admiral in US Navy
  • 29 Apr 1971 Bill Graham closes down Fillmore and Fillmore East
  • 30 Apr 1971 25th NBA Championship: Milwaukee Bucks beat Baltimore Bullets in four games.

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Movies

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Summer of '42

Summer of '42

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

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

Country: United States of America

Trafic

Trafic

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Marcel Fraval, Honoré Bostel, François Maisongrosse

Bananas

Bananas

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

Country: United States of America

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1971?
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The Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann

The Antagonists

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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

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

Passenger To Frankfurt by Agatha Christie

Passenger To Frankfurt

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable

Love Story by Erich Segal

Love Story

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Oliver Barrett IV, a wealthy jock from a stuffy WASP family on his way to a Harvard degree and a career in law . . .