Saturday 16 October 1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Greg Jeffries and Kathryn J Taylor.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart.
In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Women in Cages, directed by Gerry de Leon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vetenskapens Värld.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 October 1971 ?
- Greg Jeffries: NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions).
- Kathryn J Taylor: Miss USA-Kansas (1997).
- Simon Shanks: NFL inside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals).
- Toni Foster: WNBA forward / center (Phoenix Mercury).
- Grégory Lefebvre: French footballer, a defender who mainly played for Calais (1990-2005).
- Amphitheater in McLaren Park is dedicated in San Francisco, California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Maggie May
- Carpenters - Superstar
- The Osmonds - Yo-Yo
- Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
- Donny Osmond - Go Away Little Girl
- Lee Michaels - Do You Know What I Mean
- Paul & Linda McCartney - Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey
- Stevie Wonder - If You Really Love Me
- Stampeders - Sweet City Woman
- Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
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