July 1971 calendar

July 1971

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1971: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1971?


  • 01 Jul 1971 British and Argentina sign accord about Falkland Islands
  • 02 Jul 1971 78th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Evonne Goolagong beats M Smith (64 61)
  • 03 Jul 1971 85th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: J Newcombe beats S Smith (63 57 26 64 64)
  • 04 Jul 1971 Michael S. Hart posts the first e-book, a copy of the United States Declaration of Independence, on the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign's mainframe computer, the origin of Project Gutenberg..
  • 05 Jul 1971 US 26th amendment certified (reduces voting age to 18).
  • 06 Jul 1971 Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda sworn in as President for Life of Malawi
  • 09 Jul 1971 Henry Kissinger visits China PR
  • 10 Jul 1971 100th British Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 278 at Royal Birkdale
  • 11 Jul 1971 Chilean parliament nationalizes US copper mines
  • 12 Jul 1971 Juan Corona, indicted for 25 murders
  • 13 Jul 1971 42nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-4 at Tiger Stadium, Detroit
  • 14 Jul 1971 Libya severs its diplomatic ties with Morocco.
  • 15 Jul 1971 US President Richard Nixon announces he would visit People's Republic of China.
  • 16 Jul 1971 Franco points Prince Juan Carlos as deputy in Spain
  • 17 Jul 1971 Kathy Whitworth / Judy Kimball wins LPGA Four-Ball Golf Championship
  • 18 Jul 1971 Eddy Merckx wins his 3rd Tour de France
  • 19 Jul 1971 Sudan military coup under maj Hashem al-Atta, Numeiry flees
  • 20 Jul 1971 The Soviet Union says it will support the People's Republic of China's admission to the United Nations
  • 22 Jul 1971 Sudan military counter coup under Premier Numeiry
  • 24 Jul 1971 WUHQ TV channel 41 in Battle Creek, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 25 Jul 1971 July 30 ampndash Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli records in Munich two Debussy works for Deutsche Grammophon it's his fifth recording.
  • 26 Jul 1971 Apollo 15 launched (Scott & Irwin) to 4th manned landing on Moon
  • 28 Jul 1971 Dutch ends censorship of Blue Movie
  • 29 Jul 1971 The United Kingdom opts out of the Space Race, with the cancellation of its Black Arrow launch vehicle.
  • 30 Jul 1971 38th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Baltimore 24, All Stars 17 (52,289)
  • 31 Jul 1971 Deventer Soccer team Go Ahead Eagles forms

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Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Country: United States of America

The Message

The Message

Directed by: Moustapha Akkad

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Country: United States of America

Castle in the Sky

Castle in the Sky

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek, Cloris Leachman, Mark Hamill

Country: United States of America

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar

Starring: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Naseeruddin Shah, Farhan Akhtar

Millennium Actress

Millennium Actress

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Miyoko Shôji, Shôzô Îzuka, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa


Which were the most popular books released in July 1971?
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The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone

The Passions Of The Mind


Compelling portrait of the Viennese neurologist, focuses on the intense, agonized years of research which resulted in his discovery of the science of psychoanalysis

The Gift Horse by Hildegard Knef

The Gift Horse


rates fine/near mint because jacket is price clipped, otherwise best possible copy,, first edition, first printing, jacket in mylar

The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald

The Underground Man


As a mysterious fire rages through the hills above a privileged town in Southern California, Archer tracks a missing child who may be the pawn in a marital struggle or the victim of

The Shadow Of The Lynx by Victoria Holt

The Shadow Of The Lynx


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 New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh

The New Centurions


Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.