Saturday 3 April 1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations.
In UK Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
Summer of '42, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Throne Of Saturn by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 April 1971 ?
- Saint Sixtus I
- Saint Agape (died 304)
- Saint Richard (d.1253)
- Jonathan Star: .
- Vitālijs Astafjevs: Latvian footballer and manager.
- Emmanuel Collard: French race car driver.
- Picabo Street: Skier (1994 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Anthony McClanahan: Canadian Football League linebacker (Calgary Stampeders).
- Peter Schwab in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; rower (Olympics-1996).
- Quilvio Veras in Santo Domingo: Dominican Republic; infielder (Florida Marlins).
- Manfred Bonnington Lee [Ellery Queen]: detective writer, dies at age 65.
- Joseph Valachi, American gangster (Born 1904)
- ''Un banc, un arbre, une rue'' by Séverine (music by Jean-Pierre Bourtayre, text by Yves Dessca) wins the Eurovision Song Contest 1971 for Monaco
- In Ceylon, a group calling themselves the People’s Liberation Front begins a rebellion against the Bandaranaike government.
- Chile and East Germany establish diplomatic relations.
- Mount Etna erupts in Sicily.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Temptations - Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
- Janis Joplin - Me And Bobby McGee
- Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
- Tom Jones - She's A Lady
- Carpenters - For All We Know
- Ike & Tina Turner - Proud Mary
- Paul McCartney - Another Day
- The Partridge Family - Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted
- Sammi Smith - Help Me Make It Through The Night
- Andy Williams - (Where Do I Begin) Love Story
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