Monday 19 July 1971
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rick Walters and Urs Buhler.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) by The Raiders.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 July 1971 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
- Rick Walters: CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders).
- Urs Buhler: Swiss tenor (Il Divo).
- Vitali Klitschko: Ukrainian professional boxer and the reigning WBC Heavyweight Champion.
- Russell Allen: American singer-songwriter (Symphony X Adrenaline Mob Allen-Lande and Star One).
- Urs Bühler: Swiss tenor (Il Divo).
- Rene Busch: Estonian tennis player and coach
- Michael Modest: American professional wrestler
- Catriona Rowntree: Australian television host
- Lesroy Weekes: Montserratian cricketer
- Sudan military coup under maj Hashem al-Atta, Numeiry flees
- The South Tower of the World Trade Center is topped out at , making it the second tallest building in the world.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Raiders - Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian)
- Carole King - It's Too Late
- James Taylor - You've Got A Friend
- Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - Don't Pull Your Love
- Jean Knight - Mr. Big Stuff
- Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose - Treat Her Like A Lady
- Tommy James - Draggin' The Line
- Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
- John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
- The Grass Roots - Sooner Or Later
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