Sunday July 11, 1971
US date format: 7/11/1971, UK date format: 11/7/1971
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 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 Leisha Hailey and Brett Hauer.
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 America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen 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 The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 11, 1971?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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- Chilean parliament nationalizes US copper mines
- Jane Blalock wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic
- Phillies Deron Johnson 3 HRs caps his 4 in a row
- Copper mines in Chile are nationalized.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 11, 1971?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jean Knight - Mr. Big Stuff
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - I Don't Want To Do Wrong
- Wilson Pickett - Don't Knock My Love - Pt. 1
- Freda Payne - Bring The Boys Home
- The 8th Day - She's Not Just Another Woman
- James Brown - Escape-ism (Part 1)
- The Isley Brothers - Love The One You're With
- The Stylistics - Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)
- Aretha Franklin - BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER
- Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway - You've Got A Friend
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 11If July 11, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 1 month, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 29 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?