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Saturday 16 January 1971

1971-01-16

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison. In UK Grandad by Clive Dunn was in the top 5 hits. Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Wheels by Arthur Haile 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 ?

Vanishing Point

Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian

Starring: Barry Newman, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Sometimes a Great Notion

Directed by: Paul Newman

Starring: Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick

Country: United States

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Rio Lobo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill

Country: United States

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El Topo

Directed by: Alexandro Jodorowsky

Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, Jos Legarreta

Country: United States

Love Story

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal, John Marley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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America

Starring: Leigh Brown, Jean Shepherd

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Philippe Thys: Belgian road cyclist racer, triple winner of the Tour de France in 1913, 14, and 20.
  • Kermit Maynard: Cowboy actor (Saturday Roundup), dies at 68.
Facts:
  • Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (1:58.7).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ali MacGraw -- Jan. 11, 1971
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8211
  • Life: Composite The New Shape of America

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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