Friday 24 September 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shane Conrad and Michael S Engel.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart.
In UK Hey Girl Don't Bother Me by The Tams was in the top 5 hits.
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders, directed by Jaromil Jires, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vetenskapens Värld.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 September 1971 ?
- Shane Conrad: Actress (Cody-High Mountain Rangers).
- Michael S Engel: American paleontologist and entomologist.
- Michael Engel: American paleontologist and entomologist.
- Mike Michalowicz: American author and entrepreneur.
- Kevin Millar: American baseball player and sportscaster.
- Peter Salisbury: English drummer (The Verve and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club)
- 90 Russian diplomats expelled from Britain for spying
- Eyskens-Cools disbands Belgium parliament
- Houston Astros beat San Diego Padres, 2-1, in 21 innings.
- Britain expels 90 KGB and GRU officials 15 are not allowed to return.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Maggie May
- Donny Osmond - Go Away Little Girl
- Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine
- Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
- Aretha Franklin - Spanish Harlem
- Paul & Linda McCartney - Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey
- The Undisputed Truth - Smiling Faces Sometimes
- Carpenters - Superstar
- Dramatics - Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
- Rare Earth - I Just Want To Celebrate
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