April 1st, 1971

April 1st, 1971, fell on a Thursday. It was day 91 of 1971. The decade was the 1970s.

49 years, 3 months and 1 days have passed since April 1st, 1971.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 1st, 1971:

  • United States: Me And Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin
  • United Kingdom: Hot Love - T. Rex

Take Me Back!

The date is April 1st, 1971 and it's a Thursday. The summer of 1971 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Me And Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Hot Love by T. Rex is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Columbo.", "The Brady Bunch", "McCloud" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "The Pink Panther Show", "The Brady Bunch" and "Sesame Street". Popular toys include the likes of "Motorific (slot car toys)", "Suzy Homemaker", "Battleship (game)" and "Frisbee".


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 April 1st, 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.

  • James Taylor & Carole King - "You've Got a Friend"

    "You've Got a Friend" by James Taylor & Carole King would go on to win a Grammy for 1971's Song of the Year.

  • The French Connection

    "The French Connection" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1971.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 49 years, 3 months and 1 days have passed since April 1st, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 1st, 1971, will be 49 years of age.
  • People born in 1971 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 39308400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 1st, 1971:

  • March 8th, 1971: The Fight of the Century takes place between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali.
  • March 18th, 1971: 200 people are killed in a landslide in Chungar, Peru.
  • April 3rd, 1971: Color television is launched in Ireland.
  • April 24th, 1971: Hundreds of thousands of people protest against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C. and San Francisco.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 1st, 1971, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 1st, 1971 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • All in the Family - American sitcom about the life of a working-class father and his family.
  • The Odd Couple - Starring Tony Randall as Felix Unger and Jack Klugman as Oscar Madison.
  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show - Sitcom about a career-oriented woman who moves to Minneapolis after separating from her partner.
  • The Flip Wilson Show - Variety show hosted by Flip Wilson.
  • McCloud - A New Mexico deputy marshall gets assigned to Manhattan's 27th Precinct.
  • The Brady Bunch - Sitcom about a large family with six children.
  • Marcus Welby, M.D. - Medical drama television program.
  • Here's Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.

1971 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1971.

"All in the Family" - "The Clangers" - "Sesame Street" - "The Brady Bunch" - "Cattanooga Cats" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "JOT the Dot" - "Underdog" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie"


1971 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1971:

  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Nerf Balls
  • Frisbee
  • Crissy (doll)
  • Clackers
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Suzy Homemaker
  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of April:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of April:

  • April Fools' Day
  • Islamic Republic Day (Iran)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on April 1st, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 1st, 1971 was probably conceived around the 22nd of June, 1970. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 1st, 1971 is the 9th of January, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 1st, 1971.

  • 17,990 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,554,336,000 seconds have passed since the April 1st, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,813,392,000 times.
  • Since April 1st, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 802,037,376,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 259,056,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,672,896 steps. That's about 59,410 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,652,032 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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