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Monday 6 December 1971

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 6, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Coste and Aurélie Bargème. 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. Gentlemen of Fortune, directed by Aleksandr Seryj, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cadet Rousselle. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
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What the sky looked like on 6 December 1971

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Movies

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

Gentlemen of Fortune

Directed by: Aleksandr Seryj

Starring: Evgeniy Leonov, Georgiy Vitsin, Radner Muratov, Saveliy Kramarov

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The Hospital

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: George C. Scott, Diana Rigg, Barnard Hughes, Richard Dysart

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Sometimes a Great Notion

Directed by: Paul Newman

Starring: Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick, Michael Sarrazin

Country: United States

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Diamonds Are Forever

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Sean Connery, Jill St. John, Charles Gray, Lana Wood

Country: United States

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Such Good Friends

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Dyan Cannon, James Coco, Jennifer O'Neill, Ken Howard

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TV Series

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

Cadet Rousselle

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Jason King

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

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Quarenta Anos Depois

Le Troisième Oeil

Mike and Bernie

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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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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 06, 1971 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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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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Beyond Freedom And Dignity

By: B. F. Skinner

In this profound and profoundly controversial work, a landmark of 20th-century thought originally published in 1971, B. F. Skinner makes his definitive statement about humankind and society.Insisting

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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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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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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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