Monday July 19, 1971
US date format: 7/19/1971, UK date format: 19/7/1971
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 19, 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 Urs Buhler and Vitali Klitschko.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) by The Raiders.
In UK Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road was in the top 5 hits.
Angels Hard as They Come, directed by Joe Viola, 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 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 19, 1971?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
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- Sudan military coup under maj Hashem al-Atta, Numeiry flees
- The South Tower of the World Trade Center is topped out at , making it the second tallest building in the world.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 19, 1971?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Raiders - Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian)
- Carole King - It's Too Late
- James Taylor - You've Got A Friend
- Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - Don't Pull Your Love
- Jean Knight - Mr. Big Stuff
- Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose - Treat Her Like A Lady
- Tommy James - Draggin' The Line
- Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
- John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
- The Grass Roots - Sooner Or Later
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
- The Isley Brothers - Love The One You're With
- Marvin Gaye - Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
- Freda Payne - Bring The Boys Home
- James Brown - Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got, To Get What She Want
- The Dramatics - Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
- Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway - You've Got A Friend
- The Delfonics - Over And Over/Hey! Love
- The Stylistics - Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 19If July 19, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 2 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 26 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?