Top 20 Songs From 1971

  1. Joy To The World, Three Dog Night
  2. Maggie May / (Find A) Reason To Believe, Rod Stewart
  3. It's Too Late / I Feel The Earth Move, Carole King
  4. One Bad Apple, Osmonds
  5. How Can You Mend A Broken Heart, Bee Gees
  6. Indian Reservation, Raiders
  7. Go Away Little Girl, Donny Osmond
  8. Take Me Home, Country Roads, John Denver
  9. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me), Temptations
  10. Knock Three Times, Pawn
  11. Me And Bobby Mcgee, Janis Joplin
  12. Tired Of Being Alone, Al Green
  13. Want Ads, Honey Cone
  14. Smiling Faces Sometimes, Undisputed Truth
  15. Treat Her Like A Lady, Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose
  16. You've Got A Friend, James Taylor
  17. Mr. Big Stuff, Jean Knight
  18. Brown Sugar, Rolling Stones
  19. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Joan Baez
Top Box Office Hits From 1971

  1. Billy Jack
  2. Fiddler on the Roof
  3. Diamonds Are Forever
  4. French Connection
  5. Willy Wonka

Notable Facts From 1971

  • Richard Nixon is president of the US
  • Charles Manson and 3 of his followers are convicted of multiple counts of first-degree murder
  • An earthquake in California's San Fernando Valley kills 64 people
  • New York Times begins publication of classified Pentagon papers on US involvement in Vietnam
  • The $70 million Kennedy Center opens in Washington, DC
  • A four day revolt at New York's Attica state prison ends after being stormed by 1000 state troopers
  • A new stock-market index called the Nasdaq debuts
  • Walt Disney World opens
  • Intel releases world's first microprocessor, the 4004
  • Ray Tomlinson sends the first e-mail
  • Libertarian party established in USA
  • Kid Rock, Denise Richards, Sean Astin, Winona Ryder, and Ricky Martin are born
  • Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series
  • Baltimore Colts win Superbowl V
  • Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath is published
  • The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour premeires on television
  • "Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel wins Grammy for song of the year
  • All in the Family premieres