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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1971: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1971?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1971 Vietnam War: Vietnam Veterans for a Just Peace, claiming to represent the majority of U.S. veterans who served in Southeast Asia, speak against war protests.
  • 02 Jun 1971 Ajax wins 16th Europe Cup 1
  • 03 Jun 1971 Chicago Cubs' Ken Holtzman second no-hitter beats Cincinnati Reds, 1-0.
  • 04 Jun 1971 J Luns appointed Secretary General of NATO
  • 05 Jun 1971 103rd Belmont: Walter Blum aboard Pass Catcher wins in 2:30.6
  • 06 Jun 1971 Ed Sullivan Show last broadcasts on CBS-TV
  • 07 Jun 1971 Soviet Soyuz 11 crew completes first transfer to orbiting Salyut.
  • 08 Jun 1971 North Vietnam demands US end aid to South Vietnam
  • 09 Jun 1971 Abdul Zahir appointed Premier of Afghanistan
  • 10 Jun 1971 44th National Spelling Bee: Jonathan Knisely wins spelling shalloon
  • 11 Jun 1971 US ends ban on China trade
  • 12 Jun 1971 Tricia Nixon and Edward F Cox marry at White House.
  • 13 Jun 1971 17th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth
  • 14 Jun 1971 Norway begins oil production in the North Sea.
  • 15 Jun 1971 Vernon E Jordan Jr appointed executive director of National Urban League.
  • 16 Jun 1971 Groningen soccer team forms in Groningen
  • 17 Jun 1971 At 11:13 AM, Disneyland welcomes its 100-millionth guest, Valerie Suldo of New Jersey.
  • 18 Jun 1971 Southwest Airlines, a low cost carrier, begins its first flights between Dallas, Houston, And San Antonio.
  • 19 Jun 1971 Mayor declares state of emergency in Columbus, Georgia, USA, for racial disturbance.
  • 20 Jun 1971 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Heritage Golf Open
  • 21 Jun 1971 50,000 attend Celebration of Life rock concert in McCrea, Louisiana
  • 23 Jun 1971 Phillies Rick Wise no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 4-0
  • 25 Jun 1971 Madagascar accuses the U.S. of being connected to the plot to oust the current government the U.S. recalls its ambassador.
  • 26 Jun 1971 Angels suspend Alex Johnson (after 5 benchings & 29 fines)
  • 27 Jun 1971 Concert promoter Bill Graham closes the legendary Fillmore East, which first opened on 2nd Avenue (between 5th and 6th Streets) in New York City on March 8, 1968.
  • 28 Jun 1971 Fillmore East closes
  • 29 Jun 1971 Rolling Stones Mick Jagger and Keith Richards sentenced on drug offense
  • 30 Jun 1971 Biesheuvel government forms

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Country: United States of America

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Country: United States of America

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

Country: United States of America

Up in Mabel's Room

Up in Mabel's Room

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Starring: Marie Prevost, Harrison Ford, Phyllis Haver, Harry Myers

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1971?
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The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer

The Female Eunuch

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The publication of Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch in 1970 was a landmark event, raising eyebrows and ire while creating a shock wave of recognition in women around the world with

Summer Of '42 by Herman Raucher

Summer Of '42

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"​SUMMER OF '42 is a charming and tender novel...The overall effect is one of high hilarity. Raucher is a comic-artist who is able to convey the fears and joys...of

The Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann

The Antagonists

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The Drifters by James A. Michener

The Drifters

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In this triumphant bestseller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era.

Civilisation by Kenneth Clark

Civilisation

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48 pages in full color of Civilisation