Monday 5 July 1971
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Donna Faber and Derek McInnes.
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.
Two-Lane Blacktop, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Drifters by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Guardians.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Star Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1971 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Donna Faber: East Orange, New Jersey -- Tennis star.
- Derek McInnes: Scottish footballer and manager.
- 26th amendment certified (reduces voting age to 18)
- US 26th amendment certified (reduces voting age to 18).
- Right to vote: the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18 years, is formally certified by President Richard Nixon.
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)
- Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose - Treat Her Like A Lady
- Carpenters - Rainy Days And Mondays
- Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - Don't Pull Your Love
- James Taylor - You've Got A Friend
- Jean Knight - Mr. Big Stuff
- The Honey Cone - Want Ads
- Jerry Reed - When You're Hot, You're Hot
- Carly Simon - That's The Way I've Always Heard It Should Be
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