Thursday 7 October 1971
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dexter Dawson and Johnnie Morton.
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.
Shoot Out, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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 The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 October 1971 ?
- Dexter Dawson: CFL receiver (Winnipeg Blue Bombers).
- Johnnie Morton: NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions).
- Paul Hannam: Vancouver, British Columbia -- 470 yachter (1996 Olympics).
- Daniel Boucher: Canadian singer and actor.
- Disney World opens in Orlando
- Oman joins the United Nations.
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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