1971 in the United States

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1971
in
the United States

Decades:
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Events from the year 1971 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

January 25: Charles Manson is found guilty of murder

February[edit]

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July[edit]

July 26–August 7: Apollo 15

August[edit]

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November[edit]

November 15: The Intel 4004, the first commercially available microprocessor, is released

December[edit]

  • December 8 – U.S. President Richard Nixon orders the 7th Fleet to move towards the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean.
  • December 10 – The John Sinclair Freedom Rally in support of the imprisoned activist features a performance by John Lennon at Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • December 11
  • December 18 – The U.S. dollar is devalued for the second time in history.
  • December 22 – KUAC-TV in Fairbanks, Alaska launches, becoming the 49th State's first public television station.
  • December 23 – Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer airs for the last time on NBC, as KENI-TV (now KTUU-TV) in Anchorage Alaska, KFAR-TV (now KATN, current ABC affiliate) in Fairbanks Alaska, KHON-TV (current Fox affiliate) in Honolulu, Hawaii and KUAM-TV in Guam air the special in prime time. It will move to CBS a year later. NBC's next airing of the special is November 29, 2019 at 9am, for the occasion of the sequel, Rudolph Shines Again, which will premiere on December 4, 2019 at 9pm.
  • December 25 – In the longest game in NFL history, the Miami Dolphins beat the Kansas City Chiefs 27-24 after 22 minutes, 40 seconds of sudden death overtime.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cigarette Maker Phillip Morris Agrees to Remove Advertising Signs from Sports Stadiums Where They Were Shown on TV" (1995), DOJ315.
  2. ^ a b Mitchell K. Hall (2008). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the Nixon-Ford Era. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6410-8.
  3. ^ "Senators reject more funds for transport plane". The Bulletin. (Bend, Oregon). UPI. March 24, 1971. p. 1.
  4. ^ "SST funds denied". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. March 24, 1971. p. 1.
  5. ^ "Boeing will lay off 7,000 workers with disbandment of SST program". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. March 26, 1971. p. 1.
  6. ^ "SST supporters see little chance of reviving plan". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. March 25, 1971. p. 1.
  7. ^ "Boeing workers hardest hit by vote". The Bulletin. (Bend, Oregon). UPI. March 25, 1971. p. 1.
  8. ^ a b "New York Times Co. v. United States". Archived from the original on 2005-12-04. Retrieved 2005-12-05.
  9. ^ Frankum, Jr., Ronald B. (2011). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the War in Vietnam. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-7956-0.
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  11. ^ James Stuart Olson, ed. (1999). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the 1970s. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-313-30543-6.
  12. ^ "This day in history - The Boston Globe". Boston Globe. 2 January 2018. Retrieved 20 September 2018. Jan. 2, the second day of 2018... Birthdays... Actress Renee Elise Goldsberry is 47.

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