Saturday 24 July 1971
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dino Baggio and Loïc Guinoiseau.
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.
The Devils, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while Love In The Ruins by Walker Percy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Guardians.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Dino Baggio: Italian footballer.
- Loïc Guinoiseau: French race horse jockey, a harnessed trot racer.
- John Partridge: Soap Opera Actor.
- Alan Rawsthorne: Composer, dies at 66.
- WUHQ TV channel 41 in Battle Creek, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1971 ?
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
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