Sunday 28 February 1971
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Buchanan and Jennifer Abbott.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds.
In UK Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Sendung mit der Maus.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or Galaxy Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1971 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- John Buchanan: Actor (Sidekicks, Black Stallion, Family Man).
- Jennifer Abbott: American homicide victim, allegedly poisoned by her husband Dale on 3/08/1997 when she died of methanol poisoning at a party hosted by Dale's brother in Hubbardston.
- Tasha Smith: TV Actress.
- Maxine Bahns: American actress.
- Tristan Louis: French-American author and blogger.
- 53rd PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at PGA National. Jack Nicklaus wins his 2nd golf grand slam.
- WDRB TV channel 41 in Louisville, KY (IND) begins broadcasting
- Evel Knievel sets a world record and jumps 19 cars in Ontario, California.
- A bomb explodes in the men's room at the United States Capitol. Weather Underground Organization claims responsibility.
- Pakistani President Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan indefinitely postpones the pending National Assembly session, precipitating massive civil disobedience in East Pakistan.
- Canadian John Robarts ends his term of office as the 17th Premier of Ontario.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Osmonds - One Bad Apple
- Jackson 5 - Mama's Pearl
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Lynn Anderson - Rose Garden
- Gordon Lightfoot - If You Could Read My Mind
- Dave Edmunds - I Hear You Knocking
- Wadsworth Mansion - Sweet Mary
- Jerry Reed - Amos Moses
- Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Mr. Bojangles
- Janis Joplin - Me And Bobby McGee
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