April 24th, 1971

April 24th, 1971, fell on a Saturday. Day 114 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.

49 years, 1 months and 12 days have passed since April 24th, 1971.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 24th, 1971:

  • Hundreds of thousands of people protest against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C. and San Francisco


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 24th, 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 April 24th, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 49 years, 1 months and 12 days have passed since April 24th, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 24th, 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 41295600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 24th, 1971:

  • April 3rd, 1971: Color television is launched in Ireland.
  • May 8th, 1971: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after they defeat Liverpool 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • May 20th, 1971: The Chuknagar massacre occurs when the Pakistan Army kills thousands of Bengali Hindus.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 24th, 1971, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 24th, 1971 falls under the Beaver.
  • 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 24th of April:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on April 24th, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 24th, 1971 was probably conceived around the 15th of July, 1970. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 24th, 1971 is the 1st of February, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

24th of April

Events that have occurred on the 24th of April:

  • April 24th, 1916: The Easter Rising begins in Ireland.
  • April 24th, 1990: The Hubble Space Telescope is launched into space.
  • April 24th, 1995: A Unabomber bomb kills lobbyist Gilbert Murray in Sacramento, California.
  • April 24th, 2009: The WHO expresses its concern at the rapid spread of Swine Flu.
  • April 24th, 1980: Operation Eagle Claw: U.S. President Jimmy Carter aborts an attempt to rescue 52 hostages in Iran.
  • April 24th, 2012: Football: Chelsea hand Barcelona a shock defeat in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
  • April 24th, 2015: Caitlyn Jenner comes out as a trans woman in a 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 24th, 1971.

  • 17,941 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,550,102,400 seconds have passed since the April 24th, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,808,452,800 times.
  • Since April 24th, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 799,852,838,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 258,350,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,308,806 steps. That's about 59,248 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,601,229 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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