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Thursday 17 June 1971

1971-06-17

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. McCabe & Mrs. Miller, directed by Robert Altman, 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

McCabe & Mrs. Miller

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois

Country: United States

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Le Mans

Directed by: Lee H. Katzin

Starring: Steve McQueen, Siegfried Rauch, Elga Andersen

Country: United States

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Death in Venice

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Romolo Valli, Mark Burns

Country: United States

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Kuroneko

Directed by: Kaneto Shind

Starring: Kichiemon Nakamura, Nobuko Otowa, Kiwako Taichi

Country: United States

Big Jake

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Hara

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Bearcats!

Written by: Douglas Heyes

Starring: Rod Taylor, Dennis Cole

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Facts:
  • At 11:13 AM, Disneyland welcomes its 100-millionth guest, Valerie Suldo of New Jersey.
  • President Richard Nixon declares the U.S. War on Drugs.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Eddie Cox and Tricia Nixon -- June 14, 1971
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8233
  • Life: Ted and Joan Kennedy

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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