Sunday 17 October 1971
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andy Whitfield and Chris Kirkpatrick.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart.
In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Women in Cages, directed by Gerry de Leon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vetenskapens Värld.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Andy Whitfield
- Chris Kirkpatrick: American singer ('N Sync).
- Blues Saraceno
- Kim Ljung: Norwegian singer-songwriter and bass player (Seigmen and Zeromancer).
- Byron Chamberlain: NFL / WLAF tight end Denver Broncos.
- Judy Rankin wins LPGA Quality-First Golf Classic
- Pittsburgh Pirates beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 68th World Series.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rod Stewart - Maggie May
- Carpenters - Superstar
- The Osmonds - Yo-Yo
- Joan Baez - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
- Donny Osmond - Go Away Little Girl
- Lee Michaels - Do You Know What I Mean
- Paul & Linda McCartney - Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey
- Stevie Wonder - If You Really Love Me
- Stampeders - Sweet City Woman
- Cher - Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
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Sport Games on 17 October 1971
- Baltimore Colts - New York Giants : 31 - 7
- Buffalo Bills - New York Jets : 17 - 28
- Chicago Bears - San Francisco 49ers : 0 - 13
- Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 27 - 24
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