What Happened on July 16, 1971

Historical Events

Historic Event

Franco appoints prince Juan Carlos as deputy in Spain

  • The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) withdraw from Stormont (North Ireland Parliament) after no inquiry is announced into the shooting dead of Seamus Cusack and Desmond Beattie

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Thomas, American NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers), born in Burbank, California
  • Corey Feldman, American actor (License to Drive, Stand by Me), born in Reseda, California
  • Ed Kowalczyk, American singer (Live), born in York, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • H T Tsiang, dies at 65
1971 Highlights

About July 16, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: It's Too Late/I Feel The Earth Move - Carole King
  • UK #1 Song: Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep - Middle Of The Road