Tuesday 5 October 1971
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chad Lewis and Chris Whitney.
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 5 October 1971 ?
- Chad Lewis: Tight end (Philadelphia Eagles).
- Chris Whitney: NBA guard (Washington Wizards).
- Coni Lyn Hull: Jackson, Michigan -- Miss America - Michigan (1996).
- Dan Plante: Hayward -- NHL right wing (NY Islanders).
- South Park Mexican: American rapper.
- South Mexican: American rapper and producer founded Dope House Records
- Mauricio Pellegrino: Argentinian footballer and manager
- Samuel Vincent: Canadian voice actor and singer
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
- Carpenters - Superstar
- Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
- The Osmonds - Yo-Yo
- Lee Michaels - Do You Know What I Mean
- Paul & Linda McCartney - Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey
- Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine
- Stevie Wonder - If You Really Love Me
- Stampeders - Sweet City Woman
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