Saturday January 30, 1971
US date format: 1/30/1971, UK date format: 30/1/1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 30, 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 Darren Boyd and Kevin Knox.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn.
In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits.
Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Greening Of America by Charles Reich was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zollfahndung.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Computer Space.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 30, 1971?
- Ari closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 19 performances
- UCLA starts 88 basketball game win streak
- Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his first Test bowl, versus England.
- Carole King's Tapestry album is released, it would become the longest charting album by a female solo artist and sell 24 million copies worldwide.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 30, 1971?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- King Floyd - Groove Me
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - If I Were Your Woman
- Rufus Thomas - (Do The) Push And Pull Part I
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- Joe Simon - Your Time To Cry
- Edwin Starr - Stop The War Now
- James Brown - Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved (Pt. 1)
- Johnnie Taylor - Jody's Got Your Girl And Gone
- Wilson Pickett - Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You
- Jackie Wilson - (I Can Feel Those Vibrations) This Love Is Real
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 30If January 30, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 7 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 9 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?