The 24th of April, 1971, fell on a Saturday. Day 114 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.
48 years, 9 months and 1 days have passed since the 24th of April, 1971.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 24th of April, 1971:
Hundreds of thousands of people protest against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C. and San Francisco
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of April, 1971:
United States: Joy To The World - Three Dog Night
United Kingdom: Hot Love - T. Rex
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 24th of April, 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.
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.
U.S. President Richard Nixon was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1971.
The French Connection
"The French Connection" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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 24th of April:
24th of April, 2012: Football: Chelsea hand Barcelona a shock defeat in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of April, 1971.
17,808 days have passed since this date.
1,538,614,800 seconds have passed since the 24th of April, 1971.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,795,050,600 times.
Since the 24th of April, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 793,925,236,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 256,435,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 132,320,873 steps. That's about 58,809 miles!
Since this date, 18,463,378 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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