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Friday 1 October 1971

1971-10-01

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart. In UK Hey Girl Don't Bother Me by The Tams was in the top 5 hits. The French Connection, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The French Connection

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

Country: United States

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The Last Picture Show

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd

Country: United States

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Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

Directed by: Jaromil Jires

Starring: Jaroslava Schallerov, Helena Anzov, Petr Kopriva

Country: United States

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The Man Who Haunted Himself

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Roger Moore, Hildegard Neil, Alastair Mackenzie

Country: United States

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Deep End

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jane Asher, John Moulder-Brown, Karl Michael Vogler

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Boy from Space

Starring: Phil Cheney, Charles Collingwood, Stephen Garlick, Sylvestra Le Touzel

Country: United Kingdom

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The Persuaders!

Starring: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith

Country: United Kingdom

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The Man and the City

Written by: Howard Rodman

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Mike Farrell

Country: United States

The Golddiggers

Starring: Barbara Heller

Country: United States

Whistle Test

Starring: Bob Harris, Anne Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Joseph Luns becomes Secretary General of NATO
  • Simplified echtscheidingsrecht of force
  • The Magic Kingdom park at Walt Disney World Resort opens in Orlando, Florida. Similar to Disneyland, seven themed areas are Main Street, Adventureland, Bear Country, Fantasyland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, and Tomorrowland. Attendance on opening day is 10,000. First guest to enter the park is William Windsor, Jr. Cost of creating the theme park was US$400 million.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Islands In The Stream

By: Ernest Hemingway

A LATER CLASSIC FROM AMERICA'S PREMIER FICTION WRITER First published in 1970, nine years after Hemingway's death, this is the story of an artist and adventurer -- a man much like Hemingway himself.

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The Crystal Cave

By: Mary Stewart

Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions.

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The Child From The Sea

By: Elizabeth Goudge

Against the pomp and pageantry of turbulent seventeenth-century England, Elizabeth Goudge weaves the poignant tale of Lucy Walter, the proud and beautiful secret wife of Charles II.

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Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

Rich Man, Poor Man

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates

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Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

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The Oregon Trail

Platform: Android; Apple II, iOS, Macintosh; BlackBerry; Commodore 64; DOS; Facebook; Java ME; Nintendo DSi, Nintendo 3DS, Wii; Windows, Mobile, Phone 7

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Brøderbund The Learning Company Gameloft

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Star Trek

Platform: originally SDS Sigma 7, HP 2000, Data General Nova

Genre: Strategy game

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