Sunday 19 December 1971
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amy Locane in Trenton and Jen[nifer] Dore.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone.
In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits.
Dirty Harry, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The View from Daniel Pike.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1971 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Amy Locane in Trenton: New Jersey, USA; actress (Andrea - Spencer, Sandy - Melrose Place).
- Jen[nifer] Dore: Kearny, New Jersey -- Rower (1996 Olympics - 4th Place).
- Mike Groh: WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire).
- Jennifer Dore in Kearny: New Jersey, USA; rower (Olympics-4th-1996).
- Liz Cho: American television reporter.
- Tyson Beckford: American model
- Mary McClung: Scottish sports champion, field and track.
- Amy Locane: American actress
- Karen Pickering: English swimmer
- Inner City opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 97 performances
- CBS airs Homecoming A Christmas Story, (introducing the Waltons)
- NASA launches Intelsat 4 F-3 for COMSAT Corp.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
- Melanie - Brand New Key
- The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her
- Three Dog Night - An Old Fashioned Love Song
- Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
- Bread - Baby I'm-A Want You
- Sonny & Cher - All I Ever Need Is You
- Don McLean - American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)
- David Cassidy - Cherish
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