Wednesday November 17, 1971
US date format: 11/17/1971, UK date format: 17/11/1971
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 17, 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 Adams and David Ramsey.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Theme From Shaft by Isaac Hayes.
In UK Coz I Luv You by Slade was in the top 5 hits.
Straw Dogs, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Ra Expeditions by Thor Heyerdahl was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Persuaders!.
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 November 17, 1971?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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- Gladys Cooper: Actress (Margaret-The Rogues), dies at...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 17, 1971?
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Top #9 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Chi-lites - Have You Seen Her
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- Marvin Gaye - Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
- Aretha Franklin - Rock Steady
- The Staple Singers - Respect Yourself
- Donnie Elbert - Where Did Our Love Go
- Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
- Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
- The Temptations - Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)
- Dennis Coffey & The Detroit Guitar Band - Scorpio
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 17If November 17, 1971 is your birthday you're 48 years, 10 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 29 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?