Friday 10 December 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amanda Hardy in Altona and Carla Sacramento in Lisbon.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone.
In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits.
Diamonds Are Forever, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The View from Daniel Pike.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
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Which were the important events of 10 December 1971 ?
- Amanda Hardy in Altona: Australia; badminton player (Olympics-1996).
- Carla Sacramento in Lisbon: Portugal; 1.5km runner.
- Michele Mahone: Comedian.
- Bill Baroni: American lawyer and politician.
- Brian Nichols: American spree killer.
- Carla Sacramento: Portuguese runner
- Jozef MLT Cals: Dutch Minister of Education / Premier (1965-66), dies at 57.
- West German union chancellor W Burns receives Nobel Prize of Peace.
- William H Rehnquist confirmed as US Supreme Court justice.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her
- Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
- Three Dog Night - An Old Fashioned Love Song
- Bread - Baby I'm-A Want You
- Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
- Sonny & Cher - All I Ever Need Is You
- Melanie - Brand New Key
- Les Crane - Desiderata
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