Saturday July 10, 1971

US date format: 7/10/1971, UK date format: 10/7/1971

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 10, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Adam Foote and Carolyn Leonhart. 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 Light at the Edge of the World, directed by Kevin Billington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Quentin Durward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Galaxy Game.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
  • Bahamas - Independence Day
  • Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed

Events

  • 100th British Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 278 at Royal Birkdale
  • Failed attempt on King Hassan II Shirat Morocco, 101 killed
  • Hassan II of Morocco survives an attempted coup d'etat, which lasts until June 11.
  • July 11 ampndash Coup attempt in Morocco: 1,400 cadets take over the king's palace for 3 hours and kill 28 people 158 rebels die when the king's troops storm the palace. Ten high-ranking officers are later executed for involvement.
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Movies

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The Light at the Edge of the World

The Light at the Edge of the World

Directed by: Kevin Billington

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar, Jean-Claude Drouot

Vampyros Lesbos

Vampyros Lesbos

Directed by: Jesús Franco

Starring: Soledad Miranda, Dennis Price, Paul Muller, Ewa Strömberg

Two-Lane Blacktop

Two-Lane Blacktop

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird, Dennis Wilson

Country: United States of America

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Directed by: Mel Stuart

Starring: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear

Country: United States of America

Sunday Bloody Sunday

Sunday Bloody Sunday

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft

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TV Series

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Quentin Durward

Quentin Durward

Starring: Marie-France Boyer

Country: France

Wenn der Vater mit dem Sohne

Wenn der Vater mit dem Sohne

Directed by: Hans Quest

Alexander the Greatest

Alexander the Greatest

O Homem Que Deve Morrer

O Homem Que Deve Morrer

The CBS Newcomers

The CBS Newcomers

Days to next July 10

If July 10, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 2 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 10 days.
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Books

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America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen

America, Inc

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This well-documented expose' reveals the incorporated rulers of the United States and, indeed, much of the world. It shows them to be private governments which, as effectively as legitimate public governments,

The Drifters by James A. Michener

The Drifters

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In this triumphant bestseller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era.

The Greening Of America by Charles Reich

The Greening Of America

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The 25th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking Classic. "If there was any doubt about the need for social transformation in 1970, that need is clear and urgent today....I

Summer Of '42 by Herman Raucher

Summer Of '42

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"​SUMMER OF '42 is a charming and tender novel...The overall effect is one of high hilarity. Raucher is a comic-artist who is able to convey the fears and joys...of

The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh

The New Centurions

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Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Star Trek

Star Trek

Platform: originally SDS Sigma 7, HP 2000, Data General Nova

Genre: Strategy game

Galaxy Game

Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

Computer Space

Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

Platform: Android; Apple II, iOS, Macintosh; BlackBerry; Commodore 64; DOS; Facebook; Java ME; Nintendo DSi, Nintendo 3DS, Wii; Windows, Mobile, Phone 7

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Gameloft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 10, 1971?

On July 10, 1971 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is July 10, 1971?

On July 10, 1971 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 10, 1971?

On July 10, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 10, 1971?

On July 10, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 10, 1971?

On July 10, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 10, 1971?

On July 10, 1971 several famous people were born including, Adam Foote, Carolyn Leonhart, Brent Alexander.

Which famous people died on July 10, 1971?

Famous people died on July 10, 1971 include, Laurent Dauthuille, Mohamed Madbouh.

What was the number one song in July 10, 1971?

The number one song in the week of July 10, 1971 was It's Too Late by Carole King in US and Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road in UK.

What were the top hits on July 10, 1971?

The top hits on July 10, 1971 were It's Too Late by Carole King, Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) by The Raiders, Treat Her Like A Lady by Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose in US and Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road, Co-Co by The Sweet, Don't Let It Die by Hurricane Smith in UK.


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