What Happened on July 5, 1971

Historical Events

  • 26th amendment to the US constitution certified (reduces voting age to 18)
  • Simon Gray's "Butley" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek McInnes, Scottish soccer midfielder (2 caps; Rangers, WBA, Dundee United) and manager (Bristol City, Aberdeen, Kilmarnock), born in Paisley, Scotland
Born in 1971

About July 5, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

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