Wednesday 20 January 1971
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn.
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.
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- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Wakanohana : Japanese sumo wrestler, the older of two brothers who both became champions.
- Andrei Skabelka: NHL forward (Belarus, Olympics - 1998).
- Cathy Marsal: French Cyclist, winner of the Junior world championship on-road, 1987, Double Junior world championship [road and pursuit] 1988.
- Questlove : Drummer.
- Brian Giles: American baseball player.
- Derrick Green: American singer-songwriter (Sepultura)
- Wakanohana Masaru: Japanese sumo wrestler, the 66th Yokozuna
- Ger McDonnell: Irish mountaineer and engineer (d. 2008)
- Ahmir ''Questlove'' Thompson: American drummer (The Roots)
- Gerard McDonnell: Irish mountaineer (d. 2008)
- Gary Barlow: British singer, songwriter, bandleader and producer and five-time winner of the prestigious Ivor Novello prize.
- Karin Smith: Miss Minnesota USA (1996).
- Johnny Mitchell: NFL tight end (New York Jets).
- Ard Schenk skates world record 1000m (1:18.8).
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