|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 and Fashion Icons:
||Raquel Welch, Pam Grier, Jane Fonda
|"The 1971 Quotes"
'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!
Good day sir!'
-Gene Wilder, as Willy Wonka
"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?"
- Clint Eastwood, as Harry Callahan, in 'Dirty Harry'
"Is it live or is it Memorex? "
"You deserve a break today"
"Marsha Marsha Marsha!"
- Maureen McCormick as Jan Brady in The Brady Bunch
"My wife, I think Iíll keep her"
"Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there."
- State Farm Insurance
"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"
- Alka Seltzer
|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
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:
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
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
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
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1971: $72,000
||Spacewar!, a scientist-only lab game,
became the Galaxy game, the first coin-operated video
|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
|Best Film Oscar Winner:
||The French Connection
|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)
Number One Songs
December 26, 1970 - January 22, 1971:
My Sweet Lord - George Harrison
January 23 - February 12:
Knock Three Times Dawn
February 13 - March 19:
One Bad Apple The Osmonds
March 20 - April 2:
Me and Bobby McGee Janis Joplin
April 3 - April 16:
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) The Temptations
April 17 - May 28:
Joy To The World Three Dog Night
May 29 - July 11:
Brown Sugar The Rolling Stones
June 12 - July 18:
Want Ads The Honey Cone
June 19 - July 23:
It's Too Late Carole King
July 24 - July 30:
Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation
Indian) The Raiders
July 31 - August 6:
You've Got a Friend James Taylor
August 7 - September 3:
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart The Bee Gees
September 4 - September 10:
Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey Paul McCartney & Linda
September 11 - October 1:
Go Away Little Girl Donny Osmond
October 2 - November 5:
Maggie May Rod Stewart
November 6 - November 19:
Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves Cher
November 20 - December 3:
Theme From Shaft Isaac Hayes
December 4 - December 24:
Family Affair Sly & The Family Stone
December 25, 1971 - - January 14, 1972:
Brand New Key Melanie