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Wednesday August 4, 1971

US date format: 8/4/1971, UK date format: 4/8/1971

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Gordon and Will Stewart (actor). In that special week of August people in US were listening to How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees. In UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Die Screaming Marianne, directed by Pete Walker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pingo de Gente. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
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What the sky looked like on 4 August 1971

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Movies

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

Die Screaming Marianne

Directed by: Pete Walker

Starring: Susan George, Barry Evans, Christopher Sandford, Judy Huxtable

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Werewolves on Wheels

Directed by: Michel Levesque

Starring: Steve Oliver, Donna Anders, Gene Shane, Billy Gray

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The Omega Man

Directed by: Boris Sagal

Starring: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo

Country: United States

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Night of Dark Shadows

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: David Selby, Grayson Hall, Kate Jackson, Lara Parker

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Angels Hard as They Come

Directed by: Joe Viola

Starring: Scott Glenn, Charles Dierkop, James Iglehart, Gilda Texter

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TV Series

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

Pingo de Gente

Three on a Match

The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour

Nicole et Jean-François

Obra completa

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
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Facts:
  • US launches first satellite into lunar orbit from manned spacecraft.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 04, 1971 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The New Centurions

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

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Love In The Ruins

By: Walker Percy

Dr. Tom More has created a stethoscope of the human spirit. With it, he embarks on an unforgettable odyssey to cure mankind's spiritual flu.

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The Shadow Of The Lynx

By: Victoria Holt

Nora Tamsin was fascinated by the ruthless Charles Herrick, but she discovered that he deserved his name "The Lynx". His love for her was overwhelming and frightening.

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Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

By: Dee Brown

Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

Galaxy Game

Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

Computer Space

Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates


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