Friday 22 October 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anthony "Pig" Miller and Mitchel van der Gaag.
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.
On TV people were watching The Electric Company.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or Galaxy Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 October 1971 ?
- Anthony "Pig" Miller: NBA forward (LA Lakers, Atlanta Hawks).
- Mitchel van der Gaag: Dutch soccer player (PSV, Motherwell).
- Timothy Christopher Carswell: Christchurch, New Zealand -- Cyclist (1996 Olympics).
- Kornel David: Hungarian basketball player.
- Amanda Coetzer: Hoopstad, South Africa -- Tennis star (1996 Aust semi).
- Georges Vandenbeusch: French catholic priest, he lost his parents who sank into the Mediterranean Sea with their unique child when he was 7 years old. Georges was the only survivor, his mother's corpse was found but not his father's one.
- Kornél Dávid: Hungarian basketball player
- Budoy Marabiles: Filipino singer-songwriter (Junior Kilat)
- José Martínez: Spanish runner
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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