Tuesday 9 February 1971
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sharon Case in Detroit and Gonzalo Floyd.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds.
In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits.
Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, 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.
On TV people were watching Dave Allen at Large.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
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Which were the important events of 9 February 1971 ?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- Sharon Case in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actress (Sharon Collins - The Young and the Restless).
- Gonzalo Floyd: Canadian Football League defensive end (Hamilton Tiger Cats).
- Ken Felder: US baseball outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers).
- Jason Mathews: NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts).
- Jim Miller NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers: Atlanta Falcons, Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Johan Mjallby: Swedish footballer
- Adeline Blondieau: French actress, theatre and TV. She is the daughter of the singer Christian Blondieau, stage name Long Chris.
- Sharon Case: Soap Opera Actress
- Johan Mjällby: Swedish footballer and manager
- Probably 1st gay theme TV episode - All in the Family
- In San Fernando, California, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurs. The earthquake lasts about 60 seconds, kills 65, injures more than 2,000, and causes property damage estimated at $505 million.
- Satchel Paige becomes the first Negro League player to become voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
- Apollo program: Apollo 14 returns to Earth after the third manned moon landing.
- The Sylmar earthquake hits the San Fernando Valley area of California.
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