Thursday 4 February 1971
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn.
In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits.
Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, 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..
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Which were the important events of 4 February 1971 ?
- Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
- Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
- Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
- Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
- Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
- Saint John Hector de Britto
- Saint Rembert of Torhout
- Michael A Goorjian: American actor.
- Sterling Palmer: NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins).
- Pete Pierson: NFL tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Rob Corddry: American actor and comedian.
- Eric Garcetti: American lieutenant and politician 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles.
- Apollo 14 lander Antares lands on Moon (Shepard & Mitchell)
- Baseball announces a special hall of fame wing for blacks
- Government exhibit under construction collapses, kills 65 in Brazil.
- British car maker Rolls Royce declares itself bankrupt.
- National Guard mobilized to quell rioting in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA.
- In Britain, Rolls-Royce goes bankrupt and is nationalised.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Osmonds - One Bad Apple
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Lynn Anderson - Rose Garden
- Bee Gees - Lonely Days
- Dave Edmunds - I Hear You Knocking
- King Floyd - Groove Me
- Elton John - Your Song
- Gladys Knight & The Pips - If I Were Your Woman
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
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