Events in Film & Television in January 1971

  • Jan 12 "All in the Family" premieres on CBS featuring 1st toilet flush on TV
  • Jan 18 Ivan Koloff beats Bruno Sammartino in New York, to become WWF champ
  • Jan 21 "Alias Smith & Jones" premieres on ABC TV
  • Jan 25 WHMB TV channel 40 in Indianapolis, IN (IND) begins broadcasting