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Sunday 31 January 1971

1971-01-31

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn. In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway 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 ?

Get Carter

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland

Country: United States

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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

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 31 January 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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Facts:
  • My Sweet Lord by George Harrison hit #1 on UK pop chart
  • & Dave Bancroft and George Weiss elected to baseball Hall of Fame
  • Apollo 14 launched, 1st landing in lunar highlands
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by John Misha Petkevich.
  • Jake Beckley, Joe Kelley, Harry Hooper, Rube Marquard, Chick Hafey and Dave Bancroft and George Weiss elected to baseball Hall of Fame.

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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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