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==Major Events==
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The following major events took place in 1971:
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* 3 January - Open [[University]] begins its programmes on the [[Media|BBC]].
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* 15 February - Decimalisation Day. The [[UK]] switches to decimal currency. Some of us are still struggling with the idea.
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* 23 February - Melinda Messenger, 34DD-22-34, born in [[Swindon]].
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* 29 July - British [[government]] cancels the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Arrow Black Arrow].
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==Military Events==
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The following [[military]] events took place in 1971:
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* 25 January - [[Idi Amin]] deposes Milton Obote in a coup.
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* 29 October - Vietnam War. Number of [[US]] troops drops to 196,700 (lowest figure since 1966).
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* 3 December - [[India|Indo]]-[[Pakistan|Pakisatan]] War breaks out.

Latest revision as of 16:59, 5 August 2008


Major Events

The following major events took place in 1971:

  • 3 January - Open University begins its programmes on the BBC.
  • 15 February - Decimalisation Day. The UK switches to decimal currency. Some of us are still struggling with the idea.
  • 23 February - Melinda Messenger, 34DD-22-34, born in Swindon.
  • 29 July - British government cancels the Black Arrow.

Military Events

The following military events took place in 1971:

  • 25 January - Idi Amin deposes Milton Obote in a coup.
  • 29 October - Vietnam War. Number of US troops drops to 196,700 (lowest figure since 1966).
  • 3 December - Indo-Pakisatan War breaks out.