Tuesday 7 December 1971
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mauricio Hadad in Cali and Ben Atkins in New York City.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone.
In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits.
The Decameron, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The View from Daniel Pike.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Star Trek.
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Which were the important events of 7 December 1971 ?
- United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
- International Civil Aviation Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
- Mauricio Hadad in Cali: Colombia; tennis star (1995 Bermuda).
- Ben Atkins in New York City: New York, USA; fencer-epee (Olympics-1996).
- Vladimir Akopian: Azerbaijani-Armenian chess player.
- Chasey Lain: American pornographic actress.
- Milton Rosmer: Director (Murder in the Red Barn), dies at 90.
- Wild andWonderful opens / closes at Lyceum Theater, New York City
- Wings release their 1st album Wild Life
- Pakistan President Yahya Khan announces the formation of a Coalition Government at Centre with Nurul Amin as Prime Minister and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto as Vice-Prime Minister.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her
- Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
- Three Dog Night - An Old Fashioned Love Song
- Bread - Baby I'm-A Want You
- Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
- Sonny & Cher - All I Ever Need Is You
- Melanie - Brand New Key
- Les Crane - Desiderata
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