Friday 16 July 1971
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Thomas and Corey Feldman in Encino.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King.
In UK Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road was in the top 5 hits.
The Devils, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Guardians.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1971 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Chris Thomas: NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers).
- Corey Feldman in Encino: California, USA; actor (License to Drive, Stand by Me).
- Yannick Fusier: French craftsman, a sculptor of Rackham miniature goblin figurines.
- Corey Feldman: Movie Actor.
- Ed Kowalczyk: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Live).
- H T Tsiang: Dies at 65.
- Franco points Prince Juan Carlos as deputy in Spain
- Spanish dictator and head of state Francisco Franco makes Prince Juan Carlos his successor.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carole King - It's Too Late
- The Raiders - Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian)
- James Taylor - You've Got A Friend
- Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - Don't Pull Your Love
- Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose - Treat Her Like A Lady
- Jean Knight - Mr. Big Stuff
- Carpenters - Rainy Days And Mondays
- Tommy James - Draggin' The Line
- Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
- Carly Simon - That's The Way I've Always Heard It Should Be
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