Thursday 11 November 1971
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves by Cher.
In UK Coz I Luv You by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks, directed by Robert Stevenson, 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 November 1971 ?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Jennifer Celotta: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Paul Chaloner: English TV e-sports commentator.
- Tomas Pačėsas: Lithuanian basketball player and coach.
- David DeLuise: American actor.
- Melvin Tuten: NFL tackle (Cin Bengals).
- Man-made earthslide at Kawasaki Japan, kills 15
- Neil Simons prisoner of Second Avenue, premieres in New York City
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- John Lennon - Imagine
- The Free Movement - I've Found Someone Of My Own
- The Osmonds - Yo-Yo
- Rod Stewart - Maggie May
- Cat Stevens - Peace Train
- The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her
- Marvin Gaye - Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
- Carpenters - Superstar
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