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September 3rd, 1971

September 3rd, 1971, fell on a Friday. It was day 246 of 1971. The decade was the 1970s.

49 years, 1 months and 24 days have passed since September 3rd, 1971.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 3rd, 1971:

  • United States: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart - The Bee Gees
  • United Kingdom: I'm Still Waiting - Diana Ross

Take Me Back!

The date is September 3rd, 1971 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves. In America, the song How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by The Bee Gees is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross 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 "Bonanza", "Columbo.", "Here's Lucy" and "All in the Family".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "Cattanooga Cats", "Sesame Street" and "The Clangers". Popular toys include the likes of "Suzy Homemaker", "Battleship (game)", "Frisbee" and "VertiBird (toy helicopter)".


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 September 3rd, 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, 1 months and 24 days have passed since September 3rd, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 3rd, 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 52700400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around September 3rd, 1971:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 3rd, 1971, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: September 3rd, 1971 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

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.

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:

  • Weebles
  • 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 3rd of September:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on September 3rd, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on September 3rd, 1971 was probably conceived around the 24th of November, 1970. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 3rd, 1971 is the 12th of June, 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 September 3rd, 1971.

  • 17,952 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,551,056,400 seconds have passed since the September 3rd, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,809,565,800 times.
  • Since September 3rd, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 800,345,102,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 258,509,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 133,390,850 steps. That's about 59,285 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,612,677 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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