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Sunday 2 May 1971

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Greg Bishop and Musashimaru Koyo. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. Billy Jack, directed by T.C. Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Throne Of Saturn by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Von Liebe keine Rede. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or The Oregon Trail.
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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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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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America

Starring: Leigh Brown, Jean Shepherd

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Billy Jack

Directed by: T.C. Frank

Starring: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Clark Howat

Country: United States

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The Big Doll House

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Roberta Collins, Pam Grier, Judith Brown

Country: United States

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Bananas

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Carlos Montalbn

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
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Facts:
  • Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open.
  • In Ceylon, left-wing guerillas launch a series of assaults against public buildings.
  • Arsenal FC wins the English Division 1 football league championship at the home of their bitter rivals, Tottenham Hotspur, with Ray Kennedy scoring the winner. (Arsenal FC would go on to win the league and cup 'double' 6 days later by defeating Liverpool in the FA Cup final).
  • The Harris Poll claims that 60% of Americans are against the Vietnam War.
  • East German leader Walter Ulbricht resigns as Communist Party leader but retains the position of head of state.

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Books

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

The Throne Of Saturn

By: Allen Drury

A novel of space and politics by this prolific 20th Century American author

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The Making Of A Surgeon

By: William A. Nolen

The Making of a Surgeon is the memoir of an apprentice. It is William Nolen's story of his transformation from student to practitioner, from a brash medical school graduate to a

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Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

Vintage TV tie-in paperback

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The Underground Man

By: Ross Macdonald

As a mysterious fire rages through the hills above a privileged town in Southern California, Archer tracks a missing child who may be the pawn in a marital struggle or the victim of

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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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Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

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Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

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