29th of October, 1971

The 29th of October, 1971, fell on a Friday. Day 302 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.

48 years, 5 months and 1 days have passed since the 29th of October, 1971.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 29th of October, 1971:

  • American guitarist Duane Allman is killed in a motorbike accident.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Winona Ryder: Actress.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of October, 1971:

  • United States: Maggie May / Reason To Believe - Rod Stewart
  • United Kingdom: Maggie May / Reason To Believe - Rod Stewart

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 29th of October, 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:

  • 48 years, 5 months and 1 days have passed since the 29th of October, 1971.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 1971.
  • Leap Year: 1971 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 29th of October, 1971, will be 48 years of age.
  • People born in 1971 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 57538800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 29th of October, 1971:

  • 11th of October, 1971: The song "Imagine" is released by Beatles star John Lennon.
  • 14th of October, 1971: 18-year-old Jean Virginia Sampare goes missing outside of Gitsegukla in British Columbia, Canada.
  • 21st of October, 1971: 22 people are killed when a gas explosion occurs at a shopping centre in Clarkston, Scotland .
  • 8th of November, 1971: Led Zeppelin release their best-selling album "Led Zeppelin IV".
  • 16th of November, 1971: American socialite Edie Sedgwick dies of "probable acute barbiturate intoxication".
  • 24th of November, 1971: A man called D. B. Cooper parachutes from a plane that he had hijacked, carrying with him US$200,000 in ransom money. He is never seen again.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 29th of October, 1971, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1971 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 29th of October, 1971 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

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

  • Upstairs, Downstairs - British drama series about the aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.
  • McMillan & Wife - TV show about a San Francisco police commissioner and his wife Sally.
  • 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:

  • 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 29th of October:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 29th of October:

  • Republic Day (Turkey)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 29th of October, 1971.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 29th of October, 1971 was probably conceived around the 19th of January, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 29th of October, 1971 is the 7th of August, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

29th of October

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of October, 1971.

  • 17,685 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,527,984,000 seconds have passed since the 29th of October, 1971.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,782,648,000 times.
  • Since the 29th of October, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 788,439,744,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 254,664,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 131,406,624 steps. That's about 58,403 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,335,808 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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