The following events occurred in the year 1971:
- Royston Idlewind is appointed International Director of the International Confederation of Wizards Quidditch Committee, but is met with the wizarding world's dislike and distrust after issuing the statement that the only thing he disliked about Quidditch was the crowds.
1 September: Individuals that started at Hogwarts
- Sirius Black (Gryffindor)
- Lily Evans (Gryffindor)
- Severus Snape (Slytherin)
- Remus Lupin (Gryffindor)
- James Potter (Gryffindor)
- Peter Pettigrew (Gryffindor)
- Adrian (unknown house)
- Stebbins (unknown house)
Behind the scenes
- 28 January: Actor Ashley Artus, who played Walden Macnair in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, born.
- 8 March: Rose Keegan, a British actress who portrayed a red haired witch in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, is born
- 17 September: Ian Whyte, a Welsh actor, stuntman and former professional basketball player who played Olympe Maxime in full-body shots in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is born.
Notes and references
- ↑ Writing by J.K. Rowling: "History of the Quidditch World Cup" at Pottermore
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 18 (Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs) Based on Lupin's birthyear
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Pottermore lists the characters as having been born between September 1959 and August 1960 meaning they had to have started Hogwarts in September 1971.
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (film), Adrian left Hogwarts in 1978. Therefore, he had to have started attending in 1971.
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Stebbins was in the same year as the Marauders, meaning they started Hogwarts at the same time too
- ↑ Harry Potter: The Exhibition, (see this image)
- ↑ Wizard of the Month
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