21st of October, 1971

The 21st of October, 1971, fell on a Thursday. Day 294 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 21st of October, 1971:

  • 22 people are killed when a gas explosion occurs at a shopping centre in Clarkston, Scotland .


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of October, 1971:

  • United States: Maggie May / Reason To Believe - Rod Stewart
  • United Kingdom: Maggie May / Reason To Believe - Rod Stewart

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 21st of October, 1971.

  • 1971 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1971 were dominated by the likes of Dawn, Three Dog Night, Rod Stewart, The Bee Gees, Carole King, Melanie, The Osmonds, The Temptations, The Raiders, Isaac Hayes, Donny Osmond and Cher.

  • Richard Nixon.

    U.S. President Richard Nixon was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1971.

  • 1971 in movies.

    Movies released in 1971 included Fiddler on the Roof, The French Connection, Dirty Harry, Diamonds Are Forever, Billy Jack, Summer of '42, The Last Picture Show, Carnal Knowledge, A Clockwork Orange, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Harold and Maude, Klute and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 48 years, 1 months and 23 days have passed since the 21st of October, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 21st of October, 1971, will be 48 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 56847600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 21st of October, 1971:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 21st of October, 1971, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 21st of October, 1971 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 21st of October, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 21st of October, 1971 was probably conceived around the 11th of January, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of October, 1971 is the 30th of July, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

21st of October

Events that have occurred on the 21st of October:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of October, 1971.

  • 17,586 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,519,434,000 seconds have passed since the 21st of October, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,772,673,000 times.
  • Since the 21st of October, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 784,027,944,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 253,239,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 130,671,324 steps. That's about 58,076 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,233,208 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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