What Happened in Jul 1971

  • Funkadelic releases Maggot Brain

    Maggot Brain is the third studio album by the American funk band Funkadelic, released in 1971 on Westbound Records. The album incorporates musical... Read more

  • The Twenty-sixth Amendment is ratified

    The Twenty-sixth Amendment (Amendment XXVI) to the United States Constitution standardized the voting age to 18. It was adopted in response to... Read more

  • "Shaft" Is Released

    Shaft is a 1971 American blaxploitation film directed by Gordon Parks and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. An action film with elements of film... Read more

  • Jim Morrison Dies

    James Douglas "Jim" Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer, songwriter, poet, writer and filmmaker. He was best known as... Read more

  • Louis Armstrong Dies

    Armstrong died just after a heart attack on July 6, 1971, a month before his 70th birthday, and 11 months after playing a famous show at the... Read more

  • Apollo 15

    Apollo 15 was the ninth manned mission in the Apollo program and the fourth mission to land on the Moon. It was the first of what were termed "J... Read more

  • All Nippon Airways Flight 58 Collision

    There was a festive air about the 155 passengers as they boarded All Nippon Airways' Flight 58 at Chitose Airport. Most were from the sleepy town... Read more