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1971 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

Film & TV Awards in 1971

  • Feb 5 28th Golden Globes: "Love Story", George C. Scott, & Ali MacGraw win
  • Apr 15 43rd Academy Awards: "Patton", George C Scott & Glenda Jackson win
  • May 9 23rd Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Jack Klugman & Jean Stapleton win
  • May 27 24th Cannes Film Festival: "The Go-Between" directed by Joseph Losey wins the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film
  • Jun 26 21st Berlin International Film Festival: "The Garden of the Finzi-Continis" wins the Golden Bear
  • Aug 6 3rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Muir College, University of California
  • Aug 25 32nd Venice Film Festival opens

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Feb 5 Actress Judi Dench (36) weds actor Michael Williams (35) at St Mary's Catholic Church in Hampstead, London
  • Mar 4 Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau (51) weds author and actress Margaret Joan Sinclair (23) at a private ceremony in North Vancouver, Canada
  • Apr 10 American actress Penny Marshall (27) marries American actor and director Rob Reiner (24); divorce in 1981

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