Thursday November 18, 1971
US date format: 11/18/1971, UK date format: 18/11/1971
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 18, 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 Goran Kostic and Therese Coffey.
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 Gift Horse by Hildegard Knef was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Persuaders!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 18, 1971?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 18, 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 18If November 18, 1971 is your birthday you're 48 years, 10 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months.
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?