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Monday 5 July 1971

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Donna Faber and Derek McInnes. In that special week of July people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King. In UK Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road was in the top 5 hits. Two-Lane Blacktop, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Drifters by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Guardians. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Star Trek.
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TV Series

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

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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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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Movies

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

Two-Lane Blacktop

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird

Country: United States

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Walkabout

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg

Country: United States

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Directed by: Mel Stuart

Starring: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum

Country: United States

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Carnal Knowledge

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Ann-Margret

Country: United States

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Klute

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 July 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 05 July
Facts:
  • 26th amendment certified (reduces voting age to 18)
  • US 26th amendment certified (reduces voting age to 18).
  • Right to vote: the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18 years, is formally certified by President Richard Nixon.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Daniel Ellsberg -- July 5, 1971
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8236
  • Life: American Indians

Books

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

The Drifters

By: James A. Michener

In this triumphant bestseller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era.

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The Grandees

By: Stephen Birmingham

The Sephardic Jews began a tradition of wealth, pride, and exclusiveness that continues to this day. Stephen Birmingham sheds light on this segment of Jewish society who viewed other Jews as

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The Bell Jar

By: Sylvia Plath

The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time.

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Summer Of '42

By: Herman Raucher

"​SUMMER OF '42 is a charming and tender novel...The overall effect is one of high hilarity. Raucher is a comic-artist who is able to convey the fears and joys...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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Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

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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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