|<< - 1970|
|World Series Champions:
|Superbowl V Champions:
|Stanley Cup Champs:
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Stan Smith/Billie Jean King
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|The Hotties Sex Symbols and Fashion Icons:
Dyan Cannon, Veronica Carlson, Catherine Deneuve, Pam Grier, Goldie Hawn, Peggy Lipton, Ann-Margret, Caroline Munro, Ingrid Pitt, Diana Ross, Tannia Rubiano, Tina Turner, Raquel Welch
'Wrong, sir! Wrong! Under section 37B of the contract signed by him,
it states quite clearly that all offers shall become null and void
if - and you can read it for yourself in this photostatic copy - "I,
the undersigned, shall forfeit all rights, privileges, and licenses
herein and herein contained," et cetera, et cetera..."Fax
mentis incendium gloria cultum," et cetera, et cetera..."Memo
bis punitor delicatum!" It's all there, black and white, clear
as crystal! You stole fizzy lifting drinks. You bumped into the ceiling
which now has to be washed and sterilized, so you get nothing!
"I know what you're thinking. Did he fire six shots or only
five? Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I've kinda
lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful
handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you've got
to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya punk?"
"Is it live or is it Memorex? "
"You deserve a break today"
"Marsha Marsha Marsha!"
"My wife, I think Iíll keep her"
"Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there."
"My bologna has a first name. It's O-s-c-a-r. My bologna has a second name. It's M-e-y-e-r."
"Try it, youíll like it"
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Phyllis George (Denton, TX)
Michele McDonald (Pennsylvania)
Ex-Beatle George Harrison plagiarized the Chiffons' "He's So Fine" with his hit "My Sweet Lord."
Charles Manson (who DID NOT audition for the Monkees) and three of his followers were convicted of killing Sharon Tate and six others in 1969.
Airplane Celebrity Death: Audie Murphy
Rock and Roll Deaths: Duane Allman (motorcycle crash), Jim Morrison (pretty young for the official "heart failure", some suggest it was the massive amount of drugs in his system)
The friendly exchange between an American and Chinese player in the 1971 World Ping-Pong Championship prompted Mao Zedong to invite the American table-tennis to China, helping re-open Sino-American relations for the first time since the cold war.
Ray Tomlinson invented internet based email.
The first Starbucks opened at the Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington.
Century 21 Real Estate LLC opened their doors in Orange County, California.
Gillette introduced the TracII razor, the first double-blade shaving tool.
The Intel 4004 was the first microprocessor.
Based on an earlier cooker called the 'Beanery,' the Crock Pot sold its first of over 100 million in 1971.
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1971: $72,000
Spacewar!, a scientist-only lab game, became the Galaxy game, the first coin-operated video game.
|1st appearances & 1971's Most Popular Christmas
gifts, toys and presents:
Weebles, Landslide, Big Jim action figures, Space Hoppers, Klackers, Etch-A-Sketch in New HOT PINK or COOL BLUE frames, Uno
|1971 Most Popular TV shows:
1. All in the Family (CBS)
2. The Flip Wilson Show (NBC)
3. Marcus Welby, M.D. (ABC)
4. Gunsmoke (CBS)
5. Sanford and Son (NBC)
6. Mannix (CBS)
7. Funny Face (CBS)
8. Adam 12 (NBC)
9. The Mary Tyler Moore Show (CBS)
10. Here's Lucy (CBS)
The biggest Pop Artists of 1971 include:
(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)
The Number One Hits Of 1971: