Friday 16 April 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Selena [Quintanilla Perez] in Lake Jackson and Natasha Zvereva in Minsk.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night.
In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits.
Summer of '42, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bearcats!.
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 16 April 1971 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Selena [Quintanilla Perez] in Lake Jackson: Texas, USA; tejano singer (Grammy-1994).
- Natasha Zvereva in Minsk: Belarus; tennis ace (finals 1995 Indian Wells).
- Trey Maples in Wheat Ridge: Colorado, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Canadian).
- Frederik Nilsson in Stockholm: Sweden; IHL forward (Team Sweden, Kansas City (IHL)).
- Jean-Michel Bazire: French harness racing driver.
- Peter Billingsley: American actor
- Selena Quintanilla: World Music Singer
- Selena : American singer-songwriter actress and fashion designer (Selena y Los Dinos) (d. 1995)
- Max Beesley: English musician and actor
- Moses Chan: Hong Kong actor and singer
- Belinda Stewart-Wilson: English actress
- Seigo Yamamoto: Japanese race car driver
- Natasha Zvereva: Belarusian tennis player
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Three Dog Night - Joy To The World
- Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
- The Temptations - Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
- Tom Jones - She's A Lady
- Paul McCartney - Another Day
- Ocean - Put Your Hand In The Hand
- Janis Joplin - Me And Bobby McGee
- The Partridge Family - Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted
- Carpenters - For All We Know
- Brewer & Shipley - One Toke Over The Line
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