Tuesday July 20, 1971

US date format: 7/20/1971, UK date format: 20/7/1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 20, 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 Sandra Oh and Charles Johnson (catcher). 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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
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Events

  • The Soviet Union says it will support the People's Republic of China's admission to the United Nations

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Movies

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Angels Hard as They Come

Angels Hard as They Come

Directed by: Joe Viola

Starring: Scott Glenn, Charles Dierkop, James Iglehart, Gilda Texter

Reshma Aur Shera

Reshma Aur Shera

Directed by: Sunil Dutt

Starring: Waheeda Rehman, Sunil Dutt, Rakhee Gulzar, Vinod Khanna

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

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TV Series

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Quentin Durward

Quentin Durward

Starring: Marie-France Boyer

Country: France

Eneide

Eneide

Yak

Yak

Crónicas de un pueblo

Crónicas de un pueblo

Make Your Own Kind of Music!

Make Your Own Kind of Music!

Days to next July 20

If July 20, 1971 is your birthday you're 49 years, 2 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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 Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer

The Female Eunuch

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The publication of Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch in 1970 was a landmark event, raising eyebrows and ire while creating a shock wave of recognition in women around the world with

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.

The Shadow Of The Lynx by Victoria Holt

The Shadow Of The Lynx

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Nora Tamsin was fascinated by the ruthless Charles Herrick, but she discovered that he deserved his name "The Lynx". His love for her was overwhelming and frightening.

The European Discovery Of America by Samuel Eliot Morison

The European Discovery Of America

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Columbus, Magellan, and Drake are focused upon in this account of the early discovery voyages south of the Caribbean. Bibliogs

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 20, 1971?

On July 20, 1971 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is July 20, 1971?

On July 20, 1971 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 20, 1971?

On July 20, 1971 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 20, 1971?

On July 20, 1971 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 20, 1971?

On July 20, 1971 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 20, 1971?

On July 20, 1971 several famous people were born including, Sandra Oh, Charles Johnson (catcher), William Deering Jr.

What was the number one song in July 20, 1971?

The number one song in the week of July 20, 1971 was Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) by The Raiders in US and Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road in UK.

What were the top hits on July 20, 1971?

The top hits on July 20, 1971 were Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) by The Raiders, It's Too Late by Carole King, 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.


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