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 .
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.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born 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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