Friday February 05, 1971
US date format: 2/5/1971, UK date format: 5/2/1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 5, 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 Sara Evans and Michel Breistroff.
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 Computer Space.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 05, 1971?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Apollo 14, 3rd US manned Moon expedition, lands near Fra Mauro Alan Shepard and Edward Mitchell (Apollo 14) walk on Moon for 4 hours
- Astronauts land on the moon in the Apollo 14 mission.
- An earthquake in the city of Tuscania, Italy kills 31.
- Switzerland gives women voting rights in state elections, but not in all canton-specific ones.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 05, 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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Days to next February 05If February 05, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 7 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 11 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?