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Monday 6 December 1971

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Defiagbon and Ainsley Robinson in Oshawa. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone. In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits. The Decameron, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Vantage Point by Lyndon Baines Johnson 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 ?

The Decameron

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli, Jovan Jovanovic

Country: United States

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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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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 6 December 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Lewis Franklin Powell confirmed as Supreme Court Justice
  • Pakistan severs diplomatic relations with India following New Delhi's recognition of Bangladesh.

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Sport Games on 6 December 1971

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  • Kansas City Chiefs - San Francisco 49ers : 26 - 17
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Indira Gandhi and Yahya Khan -- Dec. 6, 1971
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8258
  • Life: Los Angeles Rams and Baltimore Colts football

Books

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

The Vantage Point

By: Lyndon Baines Johnson

What is it about election years? The recent publication of the fourth volume in Robert Caro's massive biography of President Lyndon Baines Johnson may not answer this question, but it does

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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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Honor Thy Father

By: Gay Talese

A classic masterwork newly updatedThe electrifying true story of the rise and fall of New York's notorious Bonanno crime familyOn New York's Park Avenue on a rainy Tuesday night in October

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The Exorcist

By: William Peter Blatty

Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York ...

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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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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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