Saturday 9 October 1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pete Mitchell and Simon Atlee.
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.
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Which were the important events of 9 October 1971 ?
- Pete Mitchell: NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Simon Atlee: British photographer (d. 2004).
- Michael Manna: American professional wrestler.
- Wayne Bartrim: Australian rugby player and coach.
- Jason Jones: American director producer and activist.
- Japans Emperor Hirohito visits Netherlands
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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