Saturday 23 January 1971
It was Saturday, 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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- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Giorgio Borghetti: Italian actor and dubber.
- Julie Foudy: American soccer star, who joined the National Women's Team at age 16.
- Scott Gibbs: Welsh-South African rugby player and sportscaster.
- Kevin Mawae: NFL center / guard (Seattle Seahawks).
- Marc Nelson: American singer-songwriter (Boyz II Men Az Yet and Blayse).
- Adam Parore: New Zealand cricketer and mountaineer
- James Logan: WLAF linebacker (Scotland Claymores).
- Julie Foudy in San Diego: California, USA; soccer midfielder (Olympics-1996).
- Mark Grimmette in Ann Arbor: Michigan, USA; doubles luger (Olympics-1994).
- Fritz Feigl: Austrian-Brazilian chemist and academic (d. 1971).
- UCLA loses to Notre Dame, UCLA then wins next 88 games in a row
- 4th ABA All-Star Game: East 126 beats West 122 at Carolina.
- Prospect Creek Camp, Alaska, (north of Fairbanks) reaches a US record low temperature of -80 degrees F.
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