Saturday 20 February 1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shalanda Burt and Calpernia Addams.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds.
In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits.
Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, 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.
On TV people were watching Rock Masters: Neil Young in Concert.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or Star Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 February 1971 ?
- Shalanda Burt: US murderess.
- Calpernia Addams: American transsexual, she was born a man but felt like a woman from her young years.
- Jari Litmanen: soccer player (Ajax).
- Shawn McKenzie: American programmer created AutoTheme.
- General Idi Amin Dada appointed President of Uganda
- Maj General Idi Amin Dada appoints himself President of Uganda
- National Emergency Center erroneously orders US radio and TV stations to go off the air; the mistake isn't resolved for 30 minutes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Osmonds - One Bad Apple
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Lynn Anderson - Rose Garden
- Dave Edmunds - I Hear You Knocking
- Gordon Lightfoot - If You Could Read My Mind
- Jackson 5 - Mama's Pearl
- King Floyd - Groove Me
- Wadsworth Mansion - Sweet Mary
- Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Mr. Bojangles
- Bee Gees - Lonely Days
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