Sunday 17 January 1971
It was Sunday, 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 Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway 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 17 January 1971 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Giorgos Balogiannis: Greek basketball player.
- Richard Burns: English race car driver (d. 2005).
- Paolo Vaccari: Italian rugby player and manager.
- Leslie Benzies: TV Producer.
- Kid Rock: American singer.
- Lil Jon: Rapper
- Sylvie Testud: French actress, writer and director, also an amateur painter.
- Ann Wolfe: female boxer
- Tyler Houston: US baseball catcher (Atlanta Braves).
- Derek Plante in Cloquet: Minnesota, USA; NHL center (Buffalo Sabres).
- Peter Winter: Australian decathlete (Olympics-1996).
- Youki Kudoh: Japanese actress
- Super Bowl V: Baltimore Colts-16, Dallas Cowboys-13 in Miami, Florida; Most Valuable Player: Chuck Howley, Dallas, Linebacker.
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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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