Apollo 14 was the eighth manned mission in the Apollo program and the third mission to land on the Moon. Launching on January 31, 1971 over 100 pounds of moon rock was collected for seismic studies. Module pilot Stuart Roosa took several hundred seeds on the mission and many were germinated on return resulting in the so-called "Moon Trees".
Bobby Bloom had one hit song in 1970 "Montego Bay", he died in 1974 from depression and an accidental shooting.
WAC Brigadier General Elizabeth P. Hoisington, became the first Women's Army Corps (WAC) officer promoted to the rank of Brigadier General and one of two women to be the first to reach that status.
Mrs. Welthy Honsinger Fisher was born in Rome, New York in 1879, she devoted her life to teaching overseas after learning that nearly 90% of the children in India were illerate. She founded Literacy House and served as its Honorary President from 1959 until her retirement in 1978 at the age of 99.
Actor Harve Presnell was a co-star of Clint's in the movie Paint Your Wagon, he played the character 'Rotten Luck Willie'.
World boxing Champion Ali (Clint often tells the story of Ali taking him down to the basement area of a chat show they were once both on and asking him to 'Give him that look and tell him he's got 24 hours to get out of town') This was that show.
Frankie Laine who also appeared on this program was the singer of Clint's tv series Rawhide.
On September 14th 1969 a special aired called, David Frost Presents: The London Theatre. The 60 minute special spotlights such performers as Sir Laurence Olivier, Nicol Williamson, Sir Alec Guinness, Lynn Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Frank Finlay, Dame Sybil Thorndike, Robert Stephens and Georgia Brown in scenes from the dramas, comedies and musicals that have brought new meaning to the legitimate theatre. Highlighting the program is a rare guest appearance by Lord Snowdon.