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1971
   BBC Sports Personality of the Year was   
Princess Anne
Three-day Eventer
1971
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Eddy Merckx
Belgium 5 Tour de France wins. Also won the tour of Italy 5 times and tour of Spain once. Possibly the greatest rider of all time!
The Barefoot Executive
   was released in   
1971
Scandalous John
   was released in   
1971
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
   was released in   
1971
Eglantine Price (Angela Lansbury) also plays Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast (1991). Mr. Emelius Browne (David Tomlinson) was Mr. George W. Banks in Mary Poppins (1964).
1971
   Formula One Drivers' Championship winner was   
Jackie Stewart
1971
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
John Newcombe
1971
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Evonne Goolagong
1971
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Stan Smith
d. Jan Kodeš 3-6 6-3 6-2 7-6
1971
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Billie Jean King
1971
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Ken Rosewall
1971
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Margaret Smith Court
1971
   World Series Champions were the   
Pittsburgh Pirates
7 games v. Baltimore Orioles. MVP: Roberto Clemente
1971
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Richard Nixon
Only U.S. President to resign.
1971
   the winner was   
Pat Sullivan
QB fromAuburn
1971
   Swiss Football League Championship winners were   
Grasshopper-Club Zürich
1971
   champions were   
UCLA
Christina Applegate
   was born on   
November 25, 1971
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
   featured James Bond driving a   
1971 Ford Sedan
1971
   the winner was   
Pablo Neruda
Chile, 1904-1973; pen-name of Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto; "for a poetry that with the action of an elemental force brings alive a continent's destiny and dreams"
1971
   the winner was   
The French Connection
Directed by William Friedkin for 20th Century Fox
1971
   the winner was   
Cañonero II
Gustavo Avila
1971
   the winner was   
Lee Trevino
At Royal Birkdale
1971
   winner of The Masters was   
Charles Coody
1971
   the winners were   
London Welsh I
Andrei Kravtsov
   was born on   
May 10, 1971
Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)
1971
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Jeffries
Yamsel- 350 cc
1971
   the award was won by   
The Unknown Industrial Prisoner by David Ireland
1971
   the winner was   
Evonne Goolagong
Defeated Helen Gourlay 6-3, 7-5
Bahrain
   gained independence in   
1971
15 August. United Kingdom
Bangladesh
   gained independence in   
1971
Formerly it was a part of Pakistan and hence gained independence from United Kingdom on 14th August 1947. a civil war led to its independence in December 1971. Victory Day 17 December 1971 and commemorates the official creation of the state of Bangladesh
Qatar
   gained independence in   
1971
3 September. United Kingdom
United Arab Emirates
   gained independence in   
1971
2 December. United Kingdom
1971
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Silver Knight
Jockey - R. Bruce Marsh, Trainer - Eric Temperton, Owner - Sir W. Norwood, Time - 3.19.50
Neil Young
   released the album   
Live at Massey Hall 1971 (2007)
1971
   the winner was   
The Hellstrom Chronicle
1971
   was the year   
Igor Stravinsky Died
Russian composer
1971
   was the year   
Jim Morrison Died
American pop singer
1971
      
Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty
Limits the use of anti-ballistic missile (ABM) systems in defending areas against missile-delivered nuclear weapons (US PL 92-448).
1971
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Canonero II
Gustavo Avila on board -- Trainer Juan Arias -- Edgar Caibett -- 1:54.00
1971
   winner was   
Pass Catcher
Walter Blum up, Trainer: Eddie Yowell, Owner: October House Farm -- 2:30.40
1971
   was the year the Triple Crown was lost by   
Canonero II
The Venezuelan colt, Canonero II came to the American Classic unknown. He had a crooked right foreleg and a split right hoof, deformities that plagued him throughout his racing career. Game, but weary, he finished the Belmont behind Jim French (2nd), and Bold Reason (3rd). The longshot, Pass Catcher won.
1971
   Jeux Sans Frontières winners were   
Blackpool (Great Britain)
The canny Blackpudlians used a professional limbo dance for their joker round.
1971
   was won by   
King's Sprite
R. McIlhagga
Calgary Stampeders
   won the Grey Cup in   
1971
Calgary Stampeders defeated Toronto Argonauts 14-11 at Empire Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia on November 28, 1971. first Grey Cup to be played on artificial turf. former Notre Dame quarterback and future Washington Redskins quarterback, Joe Thiesmann led Toronto as their rookie quarterback.
1971
   the winner was the   
Montreal Canadiens
1971
   was won by   
Milwaukee Bucks
Defeated the Baltimore Bullets
1971
   was won by   
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
1971
   Ali fought   
Joe Frazier
Loss unanimous decision, "The Fight of the Century";
1971
   was the year   
Jim Morrison Died
American pop singer






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