Sunday 28 March 1971
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wesley Person and Damien Marsh.
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 Underground Man by Ross Macdonald was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Return of Ultraman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or Star Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Sixtus III
- Slovakia, Czech Republic - Teachers' Day.
- Saint Castor
- Saint Gontram (died 592)
- Saint Malchus
- Saint Priscus
- Wesley Person: American basketball player: guard, Suns.
- Damien Marsh: Georgia, United States -- Australian 100m / 200m swimmer (1996 Olympics).
- Mr Cheeks: American rapper.
- Wesley Person NBA guard (Phoenix Suns: Cleveland Cavaliers).
- Christianne Meneses Jacobs: Nicaraguan-born American writer and educator.
- Cheeks: American rapper (The Lost Boyz).
- Christianne Jacobs: Nicaraguan-American journalist and educator.
- Kristi Mühling: Estonian kannel player.
- Felix Wolfes: Composer, dies at 78.
- 25th Tony Awards: Sleuth and Company win.
- ''The Ed Sullivan Show'' airs its final episode.
- U.S. Army Lieutenant William Calley is found guilty of 22 murders in the My Lai massacre and sentenced to life in prison (later pardoned).
- A Los Angeles, California jury recommends the death penalty for Charles Manson and 3 female followers.
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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