The 29th of October, 1971, fell on a Friday. Day 302 of 1971. Decade: 1970s.
48 years, 3 months and 18 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.
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.
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 29th of October:
29th of October, 2017: Anthony Rapp alleges that Kevin Spacey made a sexual advance towards him when he was only 14 years old.
29th of October, 2017: Actor Kevin Spacey announces that he is gay and apologizes for making sexual advances towards Anthony Rapp when he was 14.
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 Mary Tyler Moore Show - Sitcom about a career-oriented woman who moves to Minneapolis after separating from her partner.
The Brady Bunch - Sitcom about a large family with six children.
Marcus Welby, M.D. - Medical drama television program.
Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of October, 1971.
17,642 days have passed since this date.
1,524,272,400 seconds have passed since the 29th of October, 1971.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,778,317,800 times.
Since the 29th of October, 1971, earth has travelled approximately 786,524,558,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 254,045,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 131,087,426 steps. That's about 58,261 miles!
Since this date, 18,291,269 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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