Tuesday 26 October 1971
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
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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Which were the important events of 26 October 1971 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Cinnamon Woods: Anderson, Indiana -- Diver (1996 Olympics).
- Jim Butcher: American author.
- Audley Harrison: English boxer.
- Ronnie Irani: English cricketer.
- Anthony Rapp: American actor and singer.
- UN votes to replace Taiwan with China
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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
- Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- Carpenters - Superstar
- The Osmonds - Yo-Yo
- John Lennon - Imagine
- Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
- The Free Movement - I've Found Someone Of My Own
- Lee Michaels - Do You Know What I Mean
- Cat Stevens - Peace Train
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