Saturday 11 December 1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 December 1971 ?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Willie McGinest: American football player, a linebacker for the New England Patriots.
- Cedric Ihalauw: soccer player (Roda JC).
- Maurice McDonald: American businessman co-founded McDonald's (d. 1971).
- Nihat Erim forms the new government of Turkey (34th government, Nihat Erim had served two times as a prime minister)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Melanie - Brand New Key
- Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
- Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her
- Bread - Baby I'm-A Want You
- Three Dog Night - An Old Fashioned Love Song
- Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
- Sonny & Cher - All I Ever Need Is You
- Les Crane - Desiderata
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