Monday 15 February 1971
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Barbara Failey-Herbert and Jim Butler in Iowa City.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds.
In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits.
Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dave Allen at Large.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or Galaxy Game.
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- John Frum Day in Vanuatu 
- Gummy Bear Day in United States
- National Day in Serbia
- Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
- Saint Siegfried of Sweden
- Saints Faustin and Jovita
- Saint Georgia
- Blessed Claude de la ColombiFre
- Flag Day in Canada
- Barbara Failey-Herbert: in South Africa; golfer (1989 winner South Africa Champion).
- Jim Butler in Iowa City: Iowa, USA; table tennis player (Olympics-1992, 1996).
- Alex Borstein: American actress.
- Brigitte Guibal: French slalom canoer who competed from the early 1990s to the early 2000s.
- Renee O'Connor: American actress, producer and director best known for playing the role of Gabrielle on the TV series Xena: Warrior Princess.
- After 1,200 years Britain abandons 12-shilling system for decimal
- The decimalisation of British coinage is completed on Decimal Day.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Osmonds - One Bad Apple
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Lynn Anderson - Rose Garden
- Dave Edmunds - I Hear You Knocking
- Gordon Lightfoot - If You Could Read My Mind
- Jackson 5 - Mama's Pearl
- King Floyd - Groove Me
- Wadsworth Mansion - Sweet Mary
- Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Mr. Bojangles
- Bee Gees - Lonely Days
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