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Saturday 10 July 1971

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adam Foote and Carolyn Leonhart. 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. The Devils, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen 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 The Oregon Trail.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Panic in Needle Park

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Al Pacino, Kitty Winn, Alan Vint

Country: United States

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Two-Lane Blacktop

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird

Country: United States

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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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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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The Silent Years

Starring: Orson Welles

Country: United States

Über ganz Spanien wolkenloser Himmel

Starring: Heinz Behrens

Von Liebe keine Rede

Starring: Stefan Behrens, Monika Lundi, Ulrike Blome, Nora Minor

Quentin Durward

Starring: Marie-France Boyer

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 July 1971 ?

  • Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
  • Bahamas - Independence Day
  • Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
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Famous Deaths:
  • 100th British Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 278 at Royal Birkdale
  • Failed attempt on King Hassan II Shirat Morocco, 101 killed
  • Hassan II of Morocco survives an attempted coup d'etat, which lasts until June 11.
  • July 11 ampndash Coup attempt in Morocco: 1,400 cadets take over the king's palace for 3 hours and kill 28 people 158 rebels die when the king's troops storm the palace. Ten high-ranking officers are later executed for involvement.
  • Gloria Steinem holds her Address to the Women of America speech.

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

Life magazine


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

America, Inc

By: Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen

This well-documented expose' reveals the incorporated rulers of the United States and, indeed, much of the world. It shows them to be private governments which, as effectively as legitimate public governments,

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The Passions Of The Mind

By: Irving Stone

In the 1880's, Vienna was Europe's glamour capital. It was in that brilliant city that Sigmund Freud began his long struggle to free people everywhere from the blindfolds & chains of

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The Greening Of America

By: Charles Reich

The 25th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking Classic. "If there was any doubt about the need for social transformation in 1970, that need is clear and urgent today....I

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Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

By: Dee Brown

Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that

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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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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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Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

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