Sunday 24 October 1971
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Antony Hegarty: English singer-songwriter and pianist (Hercules and Love Affair and Antony and the Johnsons).
- Dervla Kirwan: Irish actress and producer.
- Aaron Bailey: NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts).
- Mike Verstegen: NFL guard (NO Saints).
- Caprice Bourret: American model and actress.
- Texas Stadium opens - Dallas Cowboys beat New England Patriots 44-21.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Maggie May
- Donny Osmond - Go Away Little Girl
- Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- Carpenters - Superstar
- The Osmonds - Yo-Yo
- Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
- Lee Michaels - Do You Know What I Mean
- Stevie Wonder - If You Really Love Me
- Stampeders - Sweet City Woman
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