Saturday 30 October 1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edward "Ted" Murphy and Ahn Jae Wook.
In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
My Name Is Trinity, directed by E.B. Clucher, 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.
On TV people were watching Bandeira 2.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Star Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 October 1971 ?
- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Saturninus
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Herbert
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- Edward "Ted" Murphy: Boston, Massachusetts -- Rower (1996 Olympics - 5th Place).
- Ahn Jae Wook: South Korean actor and singer.
- Fredi Bobic: Slovenian-German footballer and manager.
- Tzanis Stavrakopoulos: Greek basketball player.
- Suzan van der Wielen: Dutch hockey-international.
- Osvald Chlubna: Composer, dies at 78.
- Rev. Ian Paisley's Democratic Unionist Party is founded in Northern Ireland.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
- The Osmonds - Yo-Yo
- Rod Stewart - Maggie May
- Carpenters - Superstar
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- John Lennon - Imagine
- Lee Michaels - Do You Know What I Mean
- Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
- Cat Stevens - Peace Train
- The Free Movement - I've Found Someone Of My Own
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