Tuesday 23 November 1971
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Khalid Al-Muwallid and Ashraf Amaya.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Theme From Shaft by Isaac Hayes.
In UK Coz I Luv You by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
Man in the Wilderness, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, 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 View from Daniel Pike.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
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- Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
- Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
- Georgia - St George's Day
- R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Qawl (Speech) - First day of the 14th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Khalid Al-Muwallid: Saudi footballer.
- Ashraf Amaya: American basketball player, a forward.
- Vin Baker: American basketball player, a forward for the Seattle Supersonics.
- Jim Pyne: American football player, a center for the Detroit Lions.
- Lesley Fera: TV Actress.
- Chris Hardwick: Comedian
- Khaled Al-Muwallid: Saudi Arabian footballer
- Lisa Arch: American actress
- Sajid Khan: Indian actor and singer
- Danny Murtaugh, manager of world champ Pirates, announces retirement
- Representatives of the People's Republic of China attend the United Nations, including the United Nations Security Council, for the first time.
- During a severe thunderstorm over Washington, a man calling himself D. B. Cooper parachutes from the Northwest Orient Airlines plane he hijacked, with US$200,000 in ransom money, and is never seen again (as of March 2008, this case remains the only unsolved skyjacking in history).
- A Brussels court sentences pretender Alexis Brimeyer to 18 months in jail for falsely using a noble title Brimeyer has already fled to Greece.
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