Sunday 19 December 1971
It was Sunday, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1971 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Karen Pickering: English swimmer.
- Amy Locane in Trenton: New Jersey, USA; actress (Andrea - Spencer, Sandy - Melrose Place).
- Jen[nifer] Dore: Kearny, New Jersey -- Rower (1996 Olympics - 4th Place).
- Mike Groh: WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire).
- Liz Cho: American television reporter.
- Tyson Beckford: American model
- Jennifer Dore in Kearny: New Jersey, USA; rower (Olympics-4th-1996).
- Mary McClung: Scottish sports champion, field and track.
- Amy Locane: American actress
- Inner City opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 97 performances
- CBS airs Homecoming A Christmas Story, (introducing the Waltons)
- NASA launches Intelsat 4 F-3 for COMSAT Corp.
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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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