Monday 5 April 1971
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bob Kuberski and Stuart Peele.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations.
In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits.
Summer of '42, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Return of Ultraman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1971 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Bob Kuberski: NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31).
- Stuart Peele: Australian rower (Olympics-1996).
- Finidi George: soccer player (Ajax).
- Simona Cavallari: Italian film, theatre, and television actress.
- Krista Allen: TV Actress.
- Dong Abay: Filipino singer-songwriter and guitarist (Yano)
- Philip Donoghue: British palaeontologist and academic
- Ayako Nishikawa: Japanese television personality comedian and surgeon
- Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole
- US Lt Wiliam Calley (My Lai Massacre) sentenced to life
- WNJT TV channel 52 in Trenton, New Jersey (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Mount Etna erupts in Sicily, Italy.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Temptations - Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
- Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
- Three Dog Night - Joy To The World
- Tom Jones - She's A Lady
- Carpenters - For All We Know
- Janis Joplin - Me And Bobby McGee
- The Partridge Family - Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted
- Paul McCartney - Another Day
- Ike & Tina Turner - Proud Mary
- Brewer & Shipley - One Toke Over The Line
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