June 5th, 1971

June 5th, 1971, fell on a Saturday. It was day 156 of 1971. The decade was the 1970s.

49 years, 3 months and 15 days have passed since June 5th, 1971.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Mark Wahlberg: Actor.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 5th, 1971:

  • United States: Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
  • United Kingdom: Knock Three Times - Dawn

Take Me Back!

The date is June 5th, 1971 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Brown Sugar by Rolling Stones is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Knock Three Times by Dawn is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States.

It's 1971, so radio stations are playing songs from artists such as George Harrison, John Lennon, Rod Stewart, Lynn Anderson, The Rolling Stones, Three Dog Night, Carole King and The Osmonds. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Marcus Welby, M.D.", "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Odd Couple". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Lassie", "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Underdog" and "Cattanooga Cats".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Etch A Sketch", "Suzy Homemaker", "Lite-Brite" and "G.I. Joe Adventure Team".


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 June 5th, 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, 3 months and 15 days have passed since June 5th, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 5th, 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 44924400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 5th, 1971:

  • 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.
  • June 2nd, 1971: Football: Ajax win the European Cup after they defeat Panathinaikos 2-0.
  • June 17th, 1971: US President Nixon declares "War on Drugs".
  • July 3rd, 1971: The Doors singer Jim Morrison dies and is later found lying in his bathtub.
  • July 5th, 1971: The voting age in the United States is reduced from 21 to 18.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 5th, 1971, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 5th, 1971 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

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.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

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 5th of June:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of June:

  • Constitution Day (Denmark)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on June 5th, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 5th, 1971 was probably conceived around the 26th of August, 1970. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 5th, 1971 is the 14th of March, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 5th, 1971.

  • 18,005 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,555,632,000 seconds have passed since the June 5th, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,814,904,000 times.
  • Since June 5th, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 802,706,112,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 259,272,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,784,352 steps. That's about 59,460 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,667,584 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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