Saturday November 27, 1971
US date format: 11/27/1971, UK date format: 27/11/1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 27, 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 Nick van Exel and Larry Allen.
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.
Macbeth, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash 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 27, 1971?
- Soviet Mars 2 becomes 1st spacecraft to crash land on Mars
- The Soviet space program's Mars 2 orbiter releases a descent module. It malfunctions and crashes, but it is the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 27, 1971?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Chi-lites - Have You Seen Her
- Aretha Franklin - Rock Steady
- Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
- The Staple Singers - Respect Yourself
- Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
- Donnie Elbert - Where Did Our Love Go
- Marvin Gaye - Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
- The Temptations - Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)
- Dennis Coffey & The Detroit Guitar Band - Scorpio
- Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 27If November 27, 1971 is your birthday you're 48 years, 9 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 6 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?