Monday 31 May 1971
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Troy Malave in Cumana and Murray Hocking in Victoria.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones.
In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits.
Kuroneko, directed by Kaneto Shind, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Über ganz Spanien wolkenloser Himmel.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Star Trek.
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1971 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Troy Malave in Cumana: Venezuela; outfielder (Boston Red Sox).
- Murray Hocking in Victoria: Australia; badminton player (Olympics-1996).
- Brad Elberg: Canadian Football League running back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers).
- Lenny McGill: NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons).
- Diana Damrau: German soprano and actress.
- Massimo Campigli: Italian painter/illustrator, dies at age 75.
- WDXR (now WKPD) TV channel 29 in Paducah, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Reinhold Niebuhr, US theologist, dies at age 78.
- The birth of Bangladesh is declared by the government in exile, in territory formerly part of Pakistan.
- June ndash Massachusetts passes its Chapter 766 laws enacting Special Education.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar
- Three Dog Night - Joy To The World
- The Honey Cone - Want Ads
- Ringo Starr - It Don't Come Easy
- Carpenters - Rainy Days And Mondays
- Aretha Franklin - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Donny Osmond - Sweet And Innocent
- Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye
- Carole King - It's Too Late
- Lobo - Me And You And A Dog Named Boo
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