Thursday 14 January 1971
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison.
In UK Grandad by Clive Dunn was in the top 5 hits.
Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Wheels by Arthur Haile 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 14 January 1971 ?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Jennifer Dundas: American actress and noted family.
- Lasse Kjus: Norwegian skier.
- Bert Konterman: Dutch footballer and manager.
- Antonios Nikopolidis: Greek footballer and manager.
- Ethel Glenn Hier: Composer, dies at 82.
- John Snow takes 7-40 for England to beat Australia by 299 runs.
- Seventy Brazilian political prisoners are released in Santiago, Chile. Giovanni Enrico Bucher is released January 16.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Bee Gees - Lonely Days
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- King Floyd - Groove Me
- Barbra Streisand - Stoney End
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
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