Saturday July 17, 1971
US date format: 7/17/1971, UK date format: 17/7/1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 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 Calbert Cheaney and Pietro Maso.
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 Greening Of America by Charles Reich 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 17, 1971?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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- Kathy Whitworth / Judy Kimball wins LPGA Four-Ball Golf Championship
- Italy and Austria sign a treaty that ends the schism about South Tyrol.
- Cliff Edwards "Ukulele Ike": singer (54th Street Revue), dies at age...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 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 17If July 17, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 2 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 18 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 17, 1971?
On July 17, 1971 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is July 17, 1971?
On July 17, 1971 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 17, 1971?
On July 17, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 17, 1971?
On July 17, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 17, 1971?
On July 17, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 17, 1971?
On July 17, 1971 several famous people were born including, Calbert Cheaney, Cory Doctorow, Pietro Maso.
Which famous people died on July 17, 1971?
Famous people died on July 17, 1971 include, Cliff Edwards "Ukulele Ike".
What was the number one song in July 17, 1971?
The number one song in the week of July 17, 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 17, 1971?
The top hits on July 17, 1971 were It's Too Late by Carole King, Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) by The Raiders, You've Got A Friend by James Taylor 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.