Monday February 01, 1971
US date format: 2/1/1971, UK date format: 1/2/1971
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Michael C Hall and Agnès Letestu.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn.
In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits.
The Night Visitor, directed by Laslo Benedek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while How You Can Profit From The Coming Devaluation by Harry Browne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zollfahndung.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Galaxy Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 01, 1971?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 01, 1971?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rufus Thomas - (Do The) Push And Pull Part I
- Johnnie Taylor - Jody's Got Your Girl And Gone
- Joe Simon - Your Time To Cry
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - If I Were Your Woman
- King Floyd - Groove Me
- James Brown - Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved (Pt. 1)
- Wilson Pickett - Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You
- Edwin Starr - Stop The War Now
- Jackie Wilson - (I Can Feel Those Vibrations) This Love Is Real
- Diana Ross - Remember Me
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?