Monday 26 July 1971
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Neus Avila and Reggie Carthon.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to You've Got A Friend by James Taylor.
In UK Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road was in the top 5 hits.
The Omega Man, directed by Boris Sagal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Guardians.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 July 1971 ?
- Neus Avila: Lerida, Spain -- Tennis star (Futures-Valencia-ESP 1995).
- Reggie Carthon: CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers).
- Andrea Fortunato: Italian soccer player in the A Series on the Juventus team.
- Chris Harrison: TV Show Host.
- Scott Cawthon: Game Designer.
- Apollo 15 launched (Scott & Irwin) to 4th manned landing on Moon
- Apollo Program: launch of Apollo 15.
- ''Apollo 15'' (carrying astronauts David Scott, Alfred Worden, and James Irwin) is launched.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- James Taylor - You've Got A Friend
- The Raiders - Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian)
- Carole King - It's Too Late
- Jean Knight - Mr. Big Stuff
- Tommy James - Draggin' The Line
- Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
- Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - Don't Pull Your Love
- John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
- The Grass Roots - Sooner Or Later
- What The World Needs Now Is Love/Abraham Martin And John (Medley) - Tom Clay
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