Saturday 16 January 1971
It was Saturday, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1971 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Ulrich van Gobbel: Suriname -- Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord).
- Jonathan Mangum: American actor producer and screenwriter.
- Josh Evans: American actor and noted family, son of the producer Bob Evans and actress Ali McGraw.
- Sergi Bruguera: Spanish tennis player.
- Junior Bryant: NFL defensive end (San Francisco 49ers).
- Sergei Bruguera: in Spain; tennis star.
- Scott Williams in Orange: California, USA; field hockey defender (Olympics-1996).
- Michel Kreek: Dutch soccer player (Ajax).
- Jukka-Pekka Nummi: WLAF cornerback (Scottish Claymores).
- Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (1:58.7).
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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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