Monday 26 April 1971
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night.
In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits.
Billy Jack, directed by T.C. Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1971 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Ryan Yarborough NFL wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens: New York Jets).
- Jay DeMarcus: American bass player songwriter and producer (Rascal Flatts and East to West).
- Shondrella Avery: American actress.
- Giorgia : Italian singer and song-writer, known for her soulful voice.
- Turkey state of siege proclaimed.
- San Francisco lightship replaced by automatic buoy.
- Heaviest rains ever in Bahia district of Brazil, 15 inches in 24 hours.
- The government of Turkey declares a state of siege in 11 provinces, Ankara included, due to violent demonstrations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Three Dog Night - Joy To The World
- The Temptations - Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
- Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
- Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye
- Ocean - Put Your Hand In The Hand
- Bread - If
- Neil Diamond - I Am.. I Said
- Paul McCartney - Another Day
- The Bells - Stay Awhile
- Daddy Dewdrop - Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)
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