What Happened on December 19, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Inner City" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 97 performances
  • CBS airs "Homecoming A Christmas Story," (introducing the Waltons)
  • NASA launches Intelsat 4 F-3 for COMSAT Corp

Film release premierFilm Premier

Stanley Kubrick's X-rated film "A Clockwork Orange" based on the book by Anthony Burgess and starring Malcolm McDowell premieres

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick
Novelist Anthony Burgess
Anthony Burgess

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Locane, American actress (Andrea-Spencer, Sandy-Melrose Place), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Jennifer Dore, American rower (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Kearny, New Jersey
  • Liz Cho, American television reporter
  • Mike Groh, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)