Saturday 2 January 1971
It was Saturday, 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 2 January 1971 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Markus Hoffmann: German actor (d. 1997).
- Taye Diggs: American actor.
- Renee Elise Goldsberry: American actress and singer.
- Yutaka Takenouchi: Japanese actor.
- Renée Goldsberry: American actress and singer.
- Lisa Harrison: American basketball player
- Horace Copeland: NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Brad Parpan: WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire).
- Aaron Williams: NBA center (Seattle Supersonics).
- The second Ibrox disaster kills 66 fans at a Rangers-Celtic football match
- A barrier collapses at Ibrox Park football ground at end of a soccer match in Glasgow, Scotland, killing 66.
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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 ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 2 January 1971 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?