Friday 26 March 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dave DeGraaf in Lansing and Jesus Tavarez in Santo Domingo.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Me And Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin.
In UK Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
The Beguiled, directed by Donald Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Throne Of Saturn by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Return of Ultraman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 March 1971 ?
- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
- Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
- Dave DeGraaf in Lansing: Michigan, USA; team handball circle (Olympics-1996).
- Jesus Tavarez in Santo Domingo: Dominican Republic; outfielder (Florida Marlins).
- Rennae Stubbs in Sydney: Australia; tennis star.
- Tommy Fagan Canadian Football League/NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons: Winnipeg Blue Bombers).
- Francis Lawrence: Director.
- Behzad Ghorbani: Iranian zoologist and planarialogist
- Tommie Sunshine: American DJ and producer
- Paul Williams: English footballer and manager
- Benny Hill Show tops TV ratings
- Cannon with William Conrad premieres on CBS-TV
- East Pakistan declares its independence from Pakistan to form People's Republic of Bangladesh and the Bangladesh Liberation War begins.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Janis Joplin - Me And Bobby McGee
- The Temptations - Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
- Tom Jones - She's A Lady
- Ike & Tina Turner - Proud Mary
- Carpenters - For All We Know
- The Partridge Family - Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted
- Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
- Sammi Smith - Help Me Make It Through The Night
- The Osmonds - One Bad Apple
- George Harrison - What Is Life
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