Wednesday 6 January 1971
It was Wednesday, 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..
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Which were the important events of 6 January 1971 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Karin Slaughter: American author.
- Irwin Thomas: Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Southern Sons and Electric Mary).
- Gary Wiseman: American punk-rock drummer.
- Mike Wells: NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions).
- Jed DeVries: NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns).
- Myron Baker: NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears).
- Cecil Partee elected president pro tem of Illinois state senate.
- Berkeley chemists announces first synthetic growth hormones.
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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
- Bee Gees - Lonely Days
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- Barbra Streisand - Stoney End
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- 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
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
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