Tuesday 29 June 1971
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dennis Gerritsen and Mike Sillinger.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King.
In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits.
Walkabout, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971
while The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Silent Years.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Galaxy Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 June 1971 ?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- Dennis Gerritsen: Soccer player (NAC).
- Mike Sillinger: Regina, Saskatchewan -- NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks, Anaheim Ducks).
- Wendee Espinosa: Stockton, California -- Female outfielder (Silver Bullets).
- Kayla Parker: Gospel Singer.
- Kaitlyn Ashley: American pornographic actress.
- Matthew Good: Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Matthew Good Band)
- Anthony Hamilton: English snooker player
- Rolling Stones Mick Jagger and Keith Richards sentenced on drug offense
- Soyuz 11 docks with Salyut 1 for 22 days.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1971 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carole King - It's Too Late
- The Raiders - Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian)
- Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose - Treat Her Like A Lady
- Carpenters - Rainy Days And Mondays
- Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - Don't Pull Your Love
- The Honey Cone - Want Ads
- The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar
- James Taylor - You've Got A Friend
- Jerry Reed - When You're Hot, You're Hot
- Ringo Starr - It Don't Come Easy
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