Wednesday 20 October 1971
It was Wednesday, 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 20 October 1971 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Kamiel Maase: Dutch runner.
- Dannii Minogue: Dannii Minogue: Australian singer and actor, younger sister of Kylie Minogue and ex-partner of actor Julian McMahon, son of the late Australian prime minister William McMahon.
- Eddie Jones: American basketball player: guard/forward, Lakers.
- Snoop Dogg: American musician, the embodiment of ’90s gangster rap.
- Sandie Cochepain: French paraglider.
- Kimberly Po: Los Angeles, California -- Tennis star (1991 Futures-Evansville IN)
- Matt Norman: Australian director/producer
- West German Chancellor Willy Brandt is awarded Nobel Peace Prize
- The Nepal Stock Exchange collapses.
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
- Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
- Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
- Lee Michaels - Do You Know What I Mean
- Donny Osmond - Go Away Little Girl
- Stampeders - Sweet City Woman
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- Stevie Wonder - If You Really Love Me
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