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Friday 6 August 1971

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Merrin Dungey and Mike Bales. 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 Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pingo de Gente. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Computer Space.
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Movies

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Die Screaming Marianne

Directed by: Pete Walker

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

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Libido: The Urge to Love

Directed by: Max Pécas

Starring: Sandra Julien, Janine Reynaud, Yves Vincent, Patrick Verde

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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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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

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Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Facts:
  • A lunar eclipse lasting 1 hour, 40 minutes, and 4 seconds is observed.

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Books

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The Female Eunuch

By: Germaine Greer

The publication of Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch in 1970 was a landmark event, raising eyebrows and ire while creating a shock wave of recognition in women around the world with

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates

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Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

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Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates

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