Wednesday 15 December 1971
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Maumalanga NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears and Ken Alexander.
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.
Dirty Harry, directed by Don Siegel, 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 Galaxy Game or The Oregon Trail.
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Which were the important events of 15 December 1971 ?
- Chris Maumalanga NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears: Arizona Cardinals).
- Ken Alexander: WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons).
- Eric Bjornson: NFL tight end (Dallas Cowboys).
- Boudewijk Pahlplatz soccer player (FC Twente: PSV).
- Kamel Ouali: French dancer and choreographer.
- Imani : Rapper
- Clint Lowery: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Sevendust Dark New Day and Call Me No One)
- Arne Quinze: Belgian painter and sculptor
- Necati Şaşmaz: Turkish actor
- Paul Pierre Levy: French mathematician (Born 1886).
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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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