Tuesday July 13, 1971
US date format: 7/13/1971, UK date format: 13/7/1971
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 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 Mark Neeld and Scott Brodie.
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.
Reshma Aur Shera, directed by Sunil Dutt, 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 Computer Space or The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 13, 1971?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- 42nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-4 at Tiger Stadium, Detroit
- All star MVP: Frank Robinson (Baltimore Orioles)
- The CBS TV network airs the last Hee Haw TV show in the USA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 13, 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)
- James Taylor - You've Got A Friend
- Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - Don't Pull Your Love
- Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose - Treat Her Like A Lady
- Jean Knight - Mr. Big Stuff
- Carpenters - Rainy Days And Mondays
- Tommy James - Draggin' The Line
- Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
- 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
- Freda Payne - Bring The Boys Home
- The Isley Brothers - Love The One You're With
- Marvin Gaye - Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
- The Stylistics - Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)
- James Brown - Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got, To Get What She Want
- Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway - You've Got A Friend
- The Delfonics - Over And Over/Hey! Love
- The 8th Day - She's Not Just Another Woman
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 13If July 13, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 9 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?