Sunday 12 September 1971
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Terry Dehere and Younes Aynaoui.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Go Away Little Girl by Donny Osmond.
In UK Hey Girl Don't Bother Me by The Tams was in the top 5 hits.
The Man Who Haunted Himself, directed by Basil Dearden, 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 The Persuaders!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or The Oregon Trail.
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- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Terry Dehere: American basketball player: guard, Kings.
- Younes Aynaoui: Moroccan tennis player.
- Ahn Jae-wook: South Korean actor and singer.
- Lin Piau: Chinese Minister of Defense, dies at 63.
- 85th US Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Rosemary Casals (64 76)
- 91st US Mens Tennis: Stan Smith beats Jan Kodes (36 63 62 76)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Donny Osmond - Go Away Little Girl
- Aretha Franklin - Spanish Harlem
- The Undisputed Truth - Smiling Faces Sometimes
- Rod Stewart - Maggie May
- Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine
- Paul & Linda McCartney - Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey
- Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
- Rare Earth - I Just Want To Celebrate
- John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
- Five Man Electrical Band - Signs
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