Friday 21 May 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eric Nies and Jeff Stavroff in Columbus.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night.
In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits.
Kuroneko, directed by Kaneto Shind, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Summer Of '42 by Herman Raucher was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Von Liebe keine Rede.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Computer Space.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 21 May 1971 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
- Eric Nies: Actor (MTV Real World, Grind).
- Jeff Stavroff in Columbus: Ohio, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Space Coast-4).
- Chelsea wins 11th Europe Cup II in Athens, Greece.
- National Guard mobilized to quell riot in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Three Dog Night - Joy To The World
- Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye
- The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar
- Ocean - Put Your Hand In The Hand
- Lobo - Me And You And A Dog Named Boo
- The Honey Cone - Want Ads
- Aretha Franklin - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Ringo Starr - It Don't Come Easy
- Bread - If
- Daddy Dewdrop - Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?