Monday 27 December 1971
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Brand New Key by Melanie.
In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits.
Straw Dogs, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 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 27 December 1971 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Bryan Smolinski in Toledo: Ohio, USA; NHL forward (Team USA, Pittsburgh Penguins).
- Savannah Guthrie: News Anchor.
- Sergei Bodrov: Jr.
- Duncan Ferguson: Scottish footballer and coach.
- Guthrie Govan: English guitarist and educator (GPS The Aristocrats and Asia).
- Jason Hawes: American paranormal investigator and author founded The Atlantic Paranormal Society
- Bryan Smolinski: American ice hockey player and coach
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Don McLean - American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)
- Jonathan Edwards - Sunshine
- Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band - Scorpio
- Donny Osmond - Hey Girl
- Melanie - Brand New Key
- Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
- The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her
- Three Dog Night - An Old Fashioned Love Song
- Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
- David Cassidy - Cherish
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