Sunday 3 October 1971
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Reggie Givens and Ingrid Chauvin.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart.
In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
The French Connection, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vetenskapens Värld.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Star Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 October 1971 ?
- Reggie Givens: CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts).
- Ingrid Chauvin: French stage and TV films actress, known for her roles in the series "Mediterranée" and "Dolmen", and in the police procedural serie "Femmes de Loi" (with Natacha Amal).
- Kevin Richardson: American singer (Backstreet Boys).
- Wil Cordero: Puerto Rican-American baseball player and coach.
- Black Thought: American rapper and actor (The Roots).
- Billie Jean King becomes first female athlete to win $100,000.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Maggie May
- Donny Osmond - Go Away Little Girl
- Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
- Carpenters - Superstar
- Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine
- Paul & Linda McCartney - Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey
- Aretha Franklin - Spanish Harlem
- The Undisputed Truth - Smiling Faces Sometimes
- The Osmonds - Yo-Yo
- Lee Michaels - Do You Know What I Mean
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