This Week in History: Jan. 9-13, 1971 is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

This Week in History, Jan. 9-13, 1971:

The number one movie is “Love Story” starring Ali MacGraw.

The number one song is “My Sweet Lord” by George Harrison.

R&B singer Mary J. Blige was born and baseball player Elmer Flick died.

Quote: “Snozzberry? Whoever heard of a snozzberry?” said Julie Dawn Cole in “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory”

-Information compiled by Mike Hack


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