• Apollo 14 lands on the Moon.
• The war in South-East Asia still raged.
• Charlie Manson & his “family” sentenced to death.
• Pentagon Papers would be published.
• We wouldn’t see anymore cigarette commercials on TV.
• The 26th Amendment lowered the voting age to 18.
• President Richard Nixon declares the U.S. War on Drugs.
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
• MOVIES: “Shaft” “Dirty Harry” & “The Last Picture Show”.
• T.V.: “All in the Family” “The Flip Wilson Show” and “Marcus Welby M.D.” and The Ed Sullivan Show aired its final episode.
• Mickey & Minnie move into Disney World in Orlando Florida.
• The first Starbucks opened in Seattle, Washington.
• “Hot Pants” and “Moon boots” became a fad.
• Evel Knievel sets a world record and jumps 19 cars.
• The Allman Brothers Band plays their legendary concert at the Fillmore East.
• The London Bridge was bought for US $2.5 million from the City of London when the bridge was replaced in 1968. The bridge was disassembled, and the marked stones were shipped to Lake Havasu City and reassembled for another US $7 million. It opened in October 1971.
• Jim Morrison (pretty young for the official "heart failure", some suggest it was the massive amount of drugs in his system)
• Duane Allman (motorcycle crash)
• From the album Tapestry.
• It remained number one for five consecutive weeks.
• Tapestry was ranked number 36 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. It received four Grammy Awards in 1972, including Album of the Year.
• Carol King wrote or co-wrote all of the songs on the album.
• Here is Carol King with “I Feel The Earth Move” your #1@1 from June 1971.