Tuesday 14 December 1971
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lisa-Marie Vizaniari and Chris Therien in Ottawa.
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.
Harold and Maude, directed by Hal Ashby, 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 Computer Space or Galaxy Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 December 1971 ?
- R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
- Lisa-Marie Vizaniari: Australian discus / shot putter (1996 Olympics).
- Chris Therien in Ottawa: Canada; NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers).
- Brian Gay: professional golfer; three-time winner on the PGA Tour.
- Tia Texada: American actress and singer.
- Michaela Watkins: American comic actress (Saturday Night Live).
- Natascha McElhone: English actress
- Dick Tiger: Nigerian-born boxer (Born 1929).
- Golden Gate Bridge lights out all night due to power failure
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
- Melanie - Brand New Key
- The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her
- Three Dog Night - An Old Fashioned Love Song
- Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- Bread - Baby I'm-A Want You
- Sonny & Cher - All I Ever Need Is You
- Don McLean - American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)
- David Cassidy - Cherish
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