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News & Events: 1971

  • India invades Pakistan
  • Communist China joins the UN, replacing Taiwan
  • Idi Amin siezes power in Uganda

Winners in Sports

NBA Champioship Milwaukee Bucks vs. Baltimore Bullets Series: 4-0
NCAA Football Nebraska Record: 13-0-0
Stanley Cup Montreal Canadiens vs. Chicago Blackhawks Series: 4-3
Super Bowl V Baltimore Ravens vs. Dallas Cowboys Score: 16-13
Heisman Trophy Pat Sullivan, Auburn, QB points: 1,597
U.S. Open (Golf) Lee Trevino Score: 280 Course: Merion GC Location: Ardmore, PA
World Series Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Baltimore Orioles Score: 4-3

Most Popular Music

1."Knock Three Times" ... Dawn
2."One Bad Apple" ... The Osmonds
3."Me and Bobby McGee" ... Janis Joplin
4."Just My Imagination" ... The Temptations
5."Joy to the World" ... Three Dog Night
6."Brown Sugar" ... The Rolling Stones
7."Want Ads" ... The Honey Cone
8."It's Too Late/I Feel the Earth Move" ... Carole King
9."Indian Reservation" ... The Raiders
10."You've Got A Friend" ... James Taylor
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Most Popular Movies

1. Love Story
2. Little Big Man
3. Summer of '42
4. Ryan's Daughter
5. The Owl and t
he Pussycat
6. The Aristocats
7. Carnal Knowledge
8. Willard
9. The Andromeda Strain
10. Big Jake
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Most Popular Books

1."Wheels" ... Arthur Hailey. Doubleday
2."The Exorcist" ... William P. Blatty. Harper & Row
3."The Passions of the Mind" ... Irving Stone. Doubleday
4."The Day of the Jackal" ... Frederick Forsyth. Viking Press
5."The Betsy" ... Harold Robbins. Trident Press
6."Message from Malaga" ... Helen MacInnes. Harcourt Brace
7."The Winds of War" ... Herman Wouk. Little, Brown
8."The Drifters" ... James A. Michener. Random House
9."The Other" ... Thomas Tryon. Knopf
10."Rabbit Redux" ... John Updike. Knopf
1."The Sensuous Man" ... "M." Lyle Stuart
2."Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" ... Dee Brown. Holt, Rinehart
& Winston
3."Better Homes and Gardens Blender Cook Book" ... Meredith
4."I'm O.K., You're O.K." ... Thomas Harris. Harper & Row
5."Any Woman Can!" ... David Reuben, M.D., McKay
6."Inside the Third Reich"... Albert Speer. Macmillan
7."Eleanor and Franklin" ... Joseph P. Lash. Norton
8."Wunnerful, Wunnerful!" ... Lawrence Welk. Prentice-Hall
9."Honor Thy Father" ... Gay Talese. World
10."Fields of Wonder" ... Rod McKuen. Random House

Most Popular Television Shows

1. All in the Family" (CBS)
2. The Flip Wilson Show (NBC)
3. Marcus Welby, M.D. (ABC)
4. Gunsmoke (CBS)
5. ABC Movie of the Week (ABC)
6. Sanford and Son (NBC)
7. Mannix (CBS)
8. Funny Face (CBS)
9. Adam 12 (NBC)
10. Here's Lucy (CBS)