Friday 7 May 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ivan Sergei and Thomas Piketty.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night.
In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits.
10 Rillington Place, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Listening To America by Bill Moyers was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Von Liebe keine Rede.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or Star Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1971 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Ivan Sergei: American actor.
- Thomas Piketty: French economist who works on wealth and income inequality.
- Manu Eveno
- Cameron McFadzean in Melbourne: Victoria, Australia; canoeist (Olympics-1996).
- Dave Karpa in Regina: Saskatchewan, Canada; NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks).
- Horgh: Norwegian drummer (Immortal, Hypocrisy).
- Reidar Horghagen: Norwegian drummer (Immortal Hypocrisy and Grimfist).
- Dave Karpa: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Jose Munoz: WLAF offensive tackle (Rhein Fire).
- Rondell Jones NFL safety (Denver Broncos: Baltimore Ravens).
- Willem Banning: Dutch theologist/sociologist (Karl Marx), dies at age 83.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Three Dog Night - Joy To The World
- Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye
- Ocean - Put Your Hand In The Hand
- Neil Diamond - I Am.. I Said
- Bread - If
- Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
- The Bells - Stay Awhile
- Aretha Franklin - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Daddy Dewdrop - Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)
- Lobo - Me And You And A Dog Named Boo
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