Saturday 18 December 1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone.
In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits.
Dirty Harry, directed by Don Siegel, 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 18 December 1971 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Roland All4TubeKids: YouTube Star.
- Arantxa Sanchez Vicario: Barcelona, Spain -- Tennis star (1992 Olympics - Silver / Bronze Medalist).
- Barkha Dutt: Indian journalist.
- Noriko Matsueda: Japanese pianist and composer.
- Arantxa Vicario: Spanish tennis player and sportscaster.
- Arantxa Sánchez Vicario: Spanish tennis player, who, in 1994, became the first Spanish woman to win the U.S. Open. She participated in the Olympic Games in 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000, earning four medals.
- Joe Dziedzic in Minneapolis: Minnesota, USA; NHL left wing (Pittsburgh Penguins).
- Frank Pimiskern: Canadian Football League safety (British Columbia Lions).
- Markus Finke: WLAF running back (Rhein Fire).
- Neil Little in Medicine Hat: Alberta, Canada; NHL goalie (Philadelphia Flyers).
- 1st Candlelight Processional
- CBS radio cancels Saturday morning band concerts
- People United To Save Humanity (PUSH) forms by Jesse Jackson in Chic
- Capitol Reef National Park is established in Utah.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Don McLean - American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)
- Melanie - Brand New Key
- Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her
- Bread - Baby I'm-A Want You
- Three Dog Night - An Old Fashioned Love Song
- Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
- Sonny & Cher - All I Ever Need Is You
- David Cassidy - Cherish
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