Look what happened the 1971.

Cigarette advertisements are banned on American television. (1. January 1971)

Hellenic Railways Organisation, the Greek national railway company, is founded. (1. January 1971)

The second Ibrox disaster kills 66 fans at a Rangers-Celtic association football (soccer) match. (2. January 1971)

Bowing to international pressure, President of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto releases Bengali leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from prison, who had been arrested after declaring the independence of Bangladesh. (8. January 1971)

The Harrisburg Seven: Reverend Philip Berrigan and five others are indicted on charges of conspiring to kidnap Henry Kissinger and of plotting to blow up the heating tunnels of federal buildings in Washington, D.C. (12. January 1971)

All in the Family The famous situation comedy premieres on CBS (12. January 1971)

The current Emley Moor transmitting station, the tallest free-standing structure in the United Kingdom, begins transmitting UHF broadcasts. (21. January 1971)

The Singapore Declaration, one of the two most important documents to the uncodified constitution of the Commonwealth of Nations, is issued. (22. January 1971)

Charles Manson and three female "Family" members are found guilty of the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders. (25. January 1971)

Idi Amin leads a coup deposing Milton Obote and becomes Uganda's president. (25. January 1971)

Carole King's Tapestry album is released to become the longest charting album by a female solo artist and sell 24 million copies worldwide. (30. January 1971)

Apollo program: Apollo 14 – Astronauts Alan Shepard, Stuart Roosa, and Edgar Mitchell, aboard a Saturn V, lift off for a mission to the Fra Mauro Highlands on the Moon. (31. January 1971)

The Winter Soldier Investigation, organized by the Vietnam Veterans Against the War to publicize war crimes and atrocities by Americans and allies in Vietnam, begins in Detroit, Michigan. (31. January 1971)

Idi Amin replaces President Milton Obote as leader of Uganda. (2. February 1971)

The international Ramsar Convention for the conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands is signed in Ramsar, Mazandaran, Iran. (2. February 1971)

New York Police Officer Frank Serpico is shot during a drug bust in Brooklyn and survives to later testify against police corruption. Many believe the incident proves that NYPD officers tried to kill him. (3. February 1971)

Astronauts land on the moon in the Apollo 14 mission. (5. February 1971)

The NASDAQ stock market index opens for the first time. (8. February 1971)

South Vietnamese ground troops launch an incursion into Laos to try to cut off the Ho Chi Minh trail and stop communist infiltration. (8. February 1971)

The Sylmar earthquake hits the San Fernando Valley area of California. (9. February 1971)

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