Sunday 17 October 1971
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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 Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth 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 October 1971 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Byron Chamberlain: NFL / WLAF tight end Denver Broncos.
- Ernest Dixon: NFL linebacker (NO Saints).
- Henry McMillian: NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks).
- Kim Ljung: Norwegian singer-songwriter and bass player (Seigmen and Zeromancer).
- Chris Kirkpatrick: American singer ('N Sync).
- Judy Rankin wins LPGA Quality-First Golf Classic
- Pittsburgh Pirates beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 68th World Series.
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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