Top Music Hits for 1971

Joy to the World 3:17 | Three Dog Night | Celebrate - The Three Dog Night Story, 1965-1975

Superstar 4:18 | Murray Head & the Trinidad Singers | Andrew Lloyd Webber: Gold - The Definitive Hits Collection

Smiling Faces Sometimes 3:15 | The Undisputed Truth | The Best of Undisputed Truth - Smiling Faces

Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) 3:48 | The Temptations | My Girl - The Very Best of the Temptations

Temptation Eyes 2:39 | The Grass Roots | 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Grass Roots

Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves 2:38 | Cher | Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves

Proud Mary 5:27 | Tina Turner | What's Love Got to Do with It

If 2:34 | Bread | Manna

I Just Want to Celebrate 3:39 | Rare Earth | 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Rare Earth

Love Her Madly 3:19 | The Doors | L.A. Woman

Riders on the Storm 7:12 | The Doors | L.A. Woman

Theme from "Shaft" 3:19 | Isaac Hayes | Isaac Hayes: Greatest Hit Singles

Won't Get Fooled Again 8:33 | The Who | Who's Next

It Don't Come Easy 3:17 | Ringo Starr | VH1 Storytellers: Ringo Starr

Lonely Days 3:48 | Bee Gees | The Bee Gees: Their Greatest Hits - The Record

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1971 Chevy Monte Carlo

The Year is 1971 ...

The year of the 62nd Annual Commencement of Arlington High School.

U.S. troops in Vietnam drop to 139,000.

Billie Jean King becomes the first woman athlete to earn over $100,000.

Charles Manson and three women convicted for Tate-LaBianca murders.

Attica, N.Y. prison riot kills 43 inmates and guards.

Teamster President Jimmy Hoffa is pardoned for jury tampering and fraud after giving up the Teamsters presidency.

Rolling Meadows High School opens.

Woodfield Mall opens with 2.2 million square feet of shopping and services.

Chicago led singer Peter Cetera is beaten up for having long hair by four men at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field. Four hours of emergency surgery and four lost teeth are the result.

A prank turns into a tragic accident when a piece of wood laced between two door handles to a boy's washroom traps three Arlington High School students, Brad Boice, William Kelly, and William Horn. The boys brace themselves by placing their backs against the doors with their feet pressing against a brick partition wall. The partition wall gives way and seriously injures the three boys (January, 21). Almost four months later, William Horn, a senior, dies of his injuries (April 11).

Intel introduces its first microprocessor, the 4004, with 2300 transistors (a Pentium II has 7.5 million transistors).
Intel goes public.

Super Bowl V
Baltimore Colts 16, Dallas Cowboys 13

The French Connection
wins an Oscar
for Best Picture.
Buy it on

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