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Saturday 4 December 1971

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Terrence Wisdom NFL/WLAF guard/center (New York Jets and Aymeric Caron. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone. In UK Coz I Luv You by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Women in Revolt, directed by Paul Morrissey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Without Marx Or Jesus by Jean-Francois Revel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The View from Daniel Pike. 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 ?

The Electric Company

Starring: Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant

Country: United States

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The Boy from Space

Starring: Phil Cheney, Charles Collingwood, Stephen Garlick, Sylvestra Le Touzel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Persuaders!

Starring: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Whistle Test

Starring: Bob Harris, Anne Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Guardians

Written by: Rex Firkin, Vincent Tilsley

Starring: Gwyneth Powell, Cyril Luckham, Derek Smith, David Burke

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Man in the Wilderness

Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian

Starring: Richard Harris, John Huston, Henry Wilcoxon

Country: United States

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States

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My Name Is Trinity

Directed by: E.B. Clucher

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Steffen Zacharias

Country: United States

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Play Misty for Me

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills

Country: United States

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Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 December 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
  • R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
  • Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
  • International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
  • Navy Day in India
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Shunryu Suzuki: Zen teacher, founder of San Francisco Zen Center, dies.
Facts:
  • The Montreux Casino in Switzerland is set ablaze by someone wielding a flare gun during a Frank Zappa concert; the incident would be noted in the Deep Purple song ''Smoke on the Water''.
  • The Indian Navy attacks the Pakistan Navy and Karachi.
  • The United Nations Security Council calls an emergency session to consider the deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan.
  • McGurk's Bar bombing: An Ulster Volunteer Force bomb kills 15 civilians and wounds 17 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Sport Games on 4 December 1971

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  • New York Jets - Dallas Cowboys : 10 - 52
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Without Marx Or Jesus

By: Jean-Francois Revel

Hardcover: 269 pages Publisher: Doubleday & Co. (1971) Language: English ISBN-10: 1299168744 ISBN-13: 978-1299168749 Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 x 1.1 inches Shipping Weight: 15.5 ounces

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The Day Of The Jackal

By: Frederick Forsyth

THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH“The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The

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The Winds Of War

By: Herman Wouk

Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation.Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events, as well as all the drama, romance, heroism, and ...

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Theirs Was The Kingdom

By: R.F. Delderfield

The eagerly awaited reissue of the second novel in R. F. Delderfield's classic God Is an Englishman series Theirs Was the Kingdom

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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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Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

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