Friday 1 January 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison.
In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits.
Sometimes a Great Notion, directed by Paul Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1971 ?
- Kevin Lee: NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots).
- Tameka Foster: Family Member.
- Chris Potter: American jazz saxophonist.
- Scott Riggs: American racing driver.
- Beno Bryant: WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals).
- Kevin Mitchell: NFL linebacker (San Francisco 49ers).
- Bobby Holik in Jihlava: Czechoslavakia; NHL left wing (New Jersey Devils, Team Czech Republic).
- Bridget Pettis: WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury).
- Phoebus : Greek songwriter and producer
- Rodney : American wrestler
- Sammie Henson: American wrestler and coach
- Bobby Holík: Czech-American ice hockey player and coach
- Juan Plata: Guatemalan footballer
- Jyotiraditya Scindia: Indian politician
- Juan Carlos Plata: Guatemalan soccer player
- Ezra Weisz: American voice actor
- Saint Amphilochius of Pochayiv: Ukrainian Orthodox Christian Saint (Born 1894).
- Cigarette advertisements are banned on American television.
- Tobacco advertisements are banned on radio and TV in the USA.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- Van Morrison - Domino
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?