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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1971?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1971 Clandestine Radio Deutsche Reich (Germany) begins transmitting on FM
  • 03 Mar 1971 South African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles.
  • 04 Mar 1971 "City Command" kidnaps four US military men at Ankara, Turkey.
  • 05 Mar 1971 The Pakistani army occupies East Pakistan.
  • 06 Mar 1971 A fire in a mental hospital at Burghölzli, Switzerland, kills 28 people.
  • 07 Mar 1971 Egypt refuses to renew the Suez ceasefire.
  • 08 Mar 1971 Milwaukee Bucks win their 20th straight NBA game (team record).
  • 09 Mar 1971 J M Noreiga takes 9-95 West Indies versus India at Port-of-Spain.
  • 10 Mar 1971 US Senate approves amendment lowering voting age to 18.
  • 12 Mar 1971 Syrian premier Hafez Assad elected President.
  • 13 Mar 1971 Live at Fillmore East recorded
  • 14 Mar 1971 Barbra Streisand appears on The Burt Bacharach Special on CBS TV
  • 15 Mar 1971 CBS TV announces it is dropping Ed Sullivan Show
  • 16 Mar 1971 KDCD TV channel 18 in Midland, TX (IND) suspends broadcasting
  • 17 Mar 1971 Edward Henry of Morristown, New Jersey, is first person to win US$1 million in a State lottery.
  • 18 Mar 1971 In Peru a landslide crashes into Lake Yanahuani, killing 200 at the mining camp of Chungar.
  • 19 Mar 1971 Philadelphia 76ers outscore Cincinnati Royals 90-8 in one half.
  • 20 Mar 1971 Boston Bruins win 13th straight NHL game.
  • 21 Mar 1971 Vermont seasonal snowfall totals 132.2 10892
  • 23 Mar 1971 General Alejandro Lanusse of Argentina takes power in a military coup.
  • 25 Mar 1971 Boston Patriots become New England Patriots.
  • 26 Mar 1971 Benny Hill Show tops TV ratings
  • 27 Mar 1971 East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) independence is repeatedly declared by Army Major (later President of Bangladesh) Ziaur Rahman on behalf of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from Kalurghat Radio Station, Chittagong.
  • 28 Mar 1971 25th Tony Awards: Sleuth and Company win.
  • 29 Mar 1971 Royal Albert Hall opens
  • 31 Mar 1971 William Calley sentenced to life for Mi Lai Massacre

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

War and Peace

War and Peace

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Boris Zakhava

Country: United States of America

Patterns

Patterns

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight

Books

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

The Antagonists

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The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh

The New Centurions

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Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

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

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

The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald

The Underground Man

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As a mysterious fire rages through the hills above a privileged town in Southern California, Archer tracks a missing child who may be the pawn in a marital struggle or the victim of