Monday 30 August 1971
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey by Paul & Linda McCartney.
In UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits.
The Man Who Haunted Himself, directed by Basil Dearden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty 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 30 August 1971 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Lars Frederiksen: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Rancid Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards and UK Subs).
- Julian Smith: Scottish politician.
- Aubrey Beavers: NFL / WLAF linebacker (Miami Dolphins, Rhein Fire).
- Joseph Fitzgerald: Brooklyn, New York -- Team handball center back (1996 Olympics).
- Tre Johnson: NFL guard (Washington Redskins).
- WNPI TV channel 18 in Norwood, New York (PBS) begins broadcasting
- The Progressive Conservatives under Peter Lougheed defeat the Social Credit government under Harry E. Strom in a general election, ending 36 years of uninterrupted power for Social Credit in Alberta.
- Qatar gains independence from the United Kingdom. Unlike most nearby emirates, Qatar declines to become part of either the United Arab Emirates or Saudi Arabia.
- Manlio Brosio resigns as NATO Secretary General.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Maggie May
- Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
- Donny Osmond - Go Away Little Girl
- Paul & Linda McCartney - Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey
- Aretha Franklin - Spanish Harlem
- John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
- The Undisputed Truth - Smiling Faces Sometimes
- Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine
- Five Man Electrical Band - Signs
- Rare Earth - I Just Want To Celebrate
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