Friday 3 December 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone.
In UK Coz I Luv You by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
Women in Revolt, directed by Paul Morrissey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth 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 December 1971 ?
- International Day of Disabled Persons - 
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
- Keegan Connor Tracy: Canadian actress.
- Keegan Tracy: TV Actress.
- Ola Rapace: Swedish actor.
- Frank Sinclair: English-Jamaican footballer and manager.
- Henk Timmer: Dutch footballer and manager.
- Vernon White: American mixed martial artist and wrestler
- Miss Teenage America Pageant
- US President Richard Nixon commutes Jimmy Hoffa's jail term.
- Indo-Pakistani War of 1971: Pakistan launches pre-emptive strike against India and a full scale war begins claiming hundreds of lives.
- December 4 ampndash The Pakistani submarine PNS ''Ghazi'' (former USS ''Diablo'') sinks mysteriously near Indian coast while laying mines.
- The Montreux Casino burns down during a Frank Zappa concert. The event is memorialized in the Deep Purple song ampquotSmoke on the Water.ampquot The casino is rebuilt in 1975.
- The McGurk's Bar bombing by the UVF in Belfast kills 15.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- Bread - Baby I'm-A Want You
- The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her
- Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
- Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
- Three Dog Night - An Old Fashioned Love Song
- Les Crane - Desiderata
- Aretha Franklin - Rock Steady
- John Lennon - Imagine
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