Wednesday January 06, 1971, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/1971, UK date format: 6/1/1971

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Joulin and Andrzej Piaseczny. In that special week of January people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison. In UK Grandad by Clive Dunn was in the top 5 hits. The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh, directed by Sergio Martino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zollfahndung. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Computer Space.
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The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh

Directed by: Sergio Martino

Starring: George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Conchita Airoldi, Manuel Gil

Murphy's War

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips, Philippe Noiret, Horst Janson

Le cercle rouge

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Country: United States of America

The Only Way

Directed by: Bent Christensen

Starring: Ebbe Rode, Helle Virkner, Jane Seymour, Ove Sprogøe

The Wizard of Gore

Directed by: Herschell Gordon Lewis

Starring: Ray Sager, Judy Cler, Wayne Ratay, Phil Laurenson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 06, 1971?


    Holidays

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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    Events

  • Cecil Partee elected president pro tem of Illinois state senate.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Zollfahndung

Masterpiece Classic

Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States of America

All in the Family

Written by: Norman Lear

Starring: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Country: United States of America

Dai Chûshingura

Celebrity Bowling

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Islands In The Stream

By: Ernest Hemingway

A LATER CLASSIC FROM AMERICA'S PREMIER FICTION WRITER First published in 1970, nine years after Hemingway's death, this is the story of an artist and adventurer -- a man much like Hemingway himself.

Great Lion Of God

By: Taylor Caldwell

This classic, epic novel by the acclaimed novelist Caldwell, is a fascinating, moving and spiritual story about St. Paul, and the life and times of the Jews, Romans and early Christians

The Secret Woman

By: Victoria Holt

With Over 100 Million Copies Sold, Victoria Holt is the Queen of Gothic Romance"I shall be back," he said"When?""Perhaps sooner than you think."He

Caravan To Vaccares

By: Alistair MacLean

The classic tale of suspense set in Provence, where an English tourist investigates a series of mysterious deaths, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.From

Inside The Third Reich

By: Albert Speer

Speer, the Minister of Armaments and War Production under Hitler, the man who had kept Germany armed and the war machine running even after Hitler's mystique had faded, takes a brutally

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates


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