Wednesday 15 September 1971
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 September 1971 ?
- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Chad Bratzke: NFL defensive end (New York Giants).
- Crystal McLaurin-Coney: Miss USA-North Carolina (1997).
- Myron Bell: NFL safety (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Will Shields: NFL guard (KC Chiefs).
- Nathan Astle: New Zealand cricketer and coach.
- Josh Charles: American actor and director
- Wayne Ferreira: Johannesburg, South Africa -- Tennis star (Munich 1995)
- Ben Wallers: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Country Teasers)
- 1st broadcast of Columbo on NBC-TV
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Maggie May
- Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
- Donny Osmond - Go Away Little Girl
- Paul & Linda McCartney - Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey
- Aretha Franklin - Spanish Harlem
- The Undisputed Truth - Smiling Faces Sometimes
- Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine
- Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
- Rare Earth - I Just Want To Celebrate
- Dramatics - Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
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