Sunday November 21, 1971
US date format: 11/21/1971, UK date format: 21/11/1971
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 21, 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 Ramondo Stallings and Robert Flickinger.
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 Star Trek or Galaxy Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 21, 1971?
- Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Hello Day
- Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
- R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
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- Richard Baker becomes teacher of SF Zen Center
- New York Rangers score a NHL record eight goals in one period.
- Indian troops, partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas), defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 21, 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
Sport Games on November 21, 1971
- Dallas Cowboys - Washington Redskins : 13 - 0
- Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 10 - 28
- Detroit Lions - Chicago Bears : 28 - 3
- Houston Oilers - Cincinnati Bengals : 13 - 28
- Miami Dolphins - Baltimore Colts : 17 - 14
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 21If November 21, 1971 is your birthday you're 48 years, 10 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 27 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?