Friday 9 April 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wang Yang and James Hundon.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations.
In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits.
Summer of '42, directed by Robert Mulligan, 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.
On TV people were watching Bearcats!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or Galaxy Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 April 1971 ?
- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Wang Yang: Youngest Olympic record breaker at age 17 (1988 Olympics).
- James Hundon: wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals).
- Mujaahid Maynard in Brooklyn: New York, USA; 105.
- Derwin Gray: NFL center (Indianapolis Colts).
- Anthony Redmon: NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals).
- Johan Verheyden: Belgian journalist and author
- Earl Cole Winner of Survivor: Fiji
- Jacques Villeneuve: Canadian automobile racing driver and amateur musician. He was born in the Canadian city of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, to aspiring Formula One driver Gilles Villeneuve and his wife Joann. Although Villeneuve was born in Canada, he was in fact raised in Monaco. When Villeneuve was eleven years old, his father was killed on 8 May 1982 during the qualifying session for the 1982 Belgian Grand Prix at Zolder following a collision with Jochen Mass.
- Peter Canavan: Irish footballer and manager
- Leo Fortune-West: English footballer and manager
- Austin Peck: Hawaii, United States -- Actor (Austin Reed-Days of Our Lives)
- Charles Manson is sentenced to death in 1972, the sentence for all California Death Row inmates is commuted to life imprisonment.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Temptations - Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
- Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
- Three Dog Night - Joy To The World
- Tom Jones - She's A Lady
- Carpenters - For All We Know
- Janis Joplin - Me And Bobby McGee
- The Partridge Family - Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted
- Paul McCartney - Another Day
- Ike & Tina Turner - Proud Mary
- Brewer & Shipley - One Toke Over The Line
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