What Happened on July 24, 1971

Historical Events

  • WUHQ TV channel 41 in Battle Creek, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Baggio, Italian footballer
  • John Partridge, British singer (Cats) and actor (EastEnders), born in Radcliffe, Lancashire, England
  • Patty Jenkins, American film director (Monster, Wonder Woman), born in Victorville, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Rawsthorne, composer, dies at 66
1971 Highlights

About July 24, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) - The Raiders
  • UK #1 Song: Get It On - T Rex