Saturday November 20, 1971
US date format: 11/20/1971, UK date format: 20/11/1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 20, 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 Joel McHale and Robert Wijnands.
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 Computer Space or The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 20, 1971?
- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
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- A bridge still in construction, called Elevado Engenheiro Freyssinet, falls over the Paulo de Frontin Avenue, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 48 people are killed and several injured. Reconstructed, the bridge is currently a part of the Linha Vermelha elevate.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 20, 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 20If November 20, 1971 is your birthday you're 48 years, 10 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 18 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on November 20, 1971?
On November 20, 1971 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is November 20, 1971?
On November 20, 1971 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on November 20, 1971?
On November 20, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 20, 1971?
On November 20, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on November 20, 1971?
On November 20, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on November 20, 1971?
On November 20, 1971 several famous people were born including, Joel McHale, Robert Wijnands, Joey Galloway.
What was the number one song in November 20, 1971?
The number one song in the week of November 20, 1971 was Theme From Shaft by Isaac Hayes in US and Coz I Luv You by Slade in UK.
What were the top hits on November 20, 1971?
The top hits on November 20, 1971 were Theme From Shaft by Isaac Hayes, Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves by Cher, Imagine by John Lennon in US and Coz I Luv You by Slade, Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart, Till by Tom Jones in UK.