Tuesday 23 March 1971
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Renette Cruz and Yasmeen Ghauri in MontrTal.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Me And Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin.
In UK Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
The Andromeda Strain, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Throne Of Saturn by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Taková normální rodinka.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 March 1971 ?
- Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
- Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
- Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
- Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
- Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
- Saint Ethelwald
- Saint Victorian
- Roman Empire - The fifth and final day of Quinquatria, held in honor of Minerva.
- Renette Cruz: Miss Universe - Canada (1996).
- Yasmeen Ghauri in MontrTal: Quebec, Canada; model (Valentino Perfume).
- Demetrius DuBose: NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Chris Lipuma in Oak Lawn: Illinois, USA; NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning).
- Alexander Selivanov in Moscow: Russia; NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning).
- Yasmeen Ghauri: Canadian model
- Karen McDougal: Gary, Indiana -- Playmate (Dec, 1997)
- Gail Porter: Scottish model and television host
- Alexander Selivanov: Russian ice hockey player
- Hiroyoshi Tenzan: Japanese professional wrestler
- Dutch 2nd Chamber accept simplified divorce
- General Alejandro Lanusse of Argentina takes power in a military coup.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Janis Joplin - Me And Bobby McGee
- The Temptations - Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
- Tom Jones - She's A Lady
- Ike & Tina Turner - Proud Mary
- Carpenters - For All We Know
- The Partridge Family - Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted
- Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
- Sammi Smith - Help Me Make It Through The Night
- The Osmonds - One Bad Apple
- George Harrison - What Is Life
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