Friday 7 May 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night.
In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits.
10 Rillington Place, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone 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 7 May 1971 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Jose Munoz: WLAF offensive tackle (Rhein Fire).
- Rondell Jones NFL safety (Denver Broncos: Baltimore Ravens).
- Cameron McFadzean in Melbourne: Victoria, Australia; canoeist (Olympics-1996).
- Dave Karpa in Regina: Saskatchewan, Canada; NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks).
- Horgh: Norwegian drummer (Immortal, Hypocrisy).
- Thomas Piketty: French economist who works on wealth and income inequality. He is professor (directeur d'études) at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), professor at the Paris School of Economics and Centennial professor at the London School of Economics.
- Reidar Horghagen: Norwegian drummer (Immortal Hypocrisy and Grimfist)
- Dave Karpa: Canadian ice hockey player
- Ivan Sergei: American actor
- Willem Banning: Dutch theologist/sociologist (Karl Marx), dies at age 83.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Three Dog Night - Joy To The World
- Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye
- Ocean - Put Your Hand In The Hand
- Neil Diamond - I Am.. I Said
- Bread - If
- Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
- The Bells - Stay Awhile
- Aretha Franklin - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Daddy Dewdrop - Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)
- Lobo - Me And You And A Dog Named Boo
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