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Monday 5 April 1971

1971-04-05

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations. In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits. Summer of '42, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone 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 30 days ?

Summer of '42

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser

Country: United States

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The Beguiled

Directed by: Donald Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman

Country: United States

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Waterloo

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer, Orson Welles

Country: United States

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The Andromeda Strain

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: James Olson, Arthur Hill, David Wayne

Country: United States

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THX 1138

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Don Pedro Colley

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Rock Masters: Neil Young in Concert

Starring: Neil Young

Country: United Kingdom

Dave Allen at Large

Starring: Dave Allen, Michael Sharvell-Martin, Jacqueline Clarke, Ronnie Brody

Country: United Kingdom

All in the Family

Written by: Norman Lear

Starring: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Country: United States

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Masterpiece Classic

Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States

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Strange Report

Starring: Anthony Quayle, Kaz Garas, Anneke Wills, Charles Lloyd Pack

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole
  • US Lt Wiliam Calley (My Lai Massacre) sentenced to life
  • WNJT TV channel 52 in Trenton, New Jersey (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Mount Etna erupts in Sicily, Italy.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1971?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Aerospace Industry -- Apr. 5, 1971
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8223
  • Life: Student moms

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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