Sunday 3 January 1971
It was Sunday, 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 3 January 1971 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
- Cory Cross: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Stéphane Israël: French senior official, the Judge of the Court of Auditors, who worked in the aviation industry within Astrium, an EADS subsidiary, before becoming chief of staff of Arnaud Montebourg.
- Cory Cross in Lloydminster: Alberta, Canada; NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning).
- Ku'ualoha Taylor: in Hawaii; Miss Hawaii-USA (Miss Congeniality-1996).
- Rene van: Rijswijk; Dutch soccer player (RKC).
- Sarah Alexander: English actress
- Baltimore Colts beat Oakland Raiders 27-17 in AFC championship game.
- BBC Open University begins in the United Kingdom.
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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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