Historical Events on October 7, 1971

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Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"The French Connection" directed by William Friedkin and starring Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider and Fernando Rey premieres in the US (Academy Awards Best Picture 1972)

  • Northern Ireland Prime Minister Brian Faulkner meets with British Prime Minister Edward Heath; they agree to send an additional 1,500 British Army troops to Northern Ireland
  • T McNally's "Where has Tommy Flowers gone?" premieres in NYC