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Tuesday 12 October 1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bronzel Miller and Pavol Rybar. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart. In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Murmur of the Heart, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vetenskapens Värld. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or Galaxy Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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Bearcats!

Written by: Douglas Heyes

Starring: Rod Taylor, Dennis Cole

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Murmur of the Heart

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Lea Massari, Benot Ferreux, Daniel Glin

Country: United States

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Shoot Out

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gregory Peck, Patricia Quinn, Robert F. Lyons

Country: United States

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Macbeth

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw

Country: United States

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The French Connection

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

Country: United States

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The Last Picture Show

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bronzel Miller: WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals).
  • Pavol Rybar: Hockey goaltender (Team Slovakia 1998).
  • Ahn Jae Wook: South Korean actor and composer.
  • Rahim Khan: Swiss-born offspring of noted family, the eldest son of Prince Karim Aga Khan and his first wife Princess Salimah.
  • Tony Fiore: American baseball player.
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Facts:
  • Jesus Christ Superstar opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 711 performances

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Message From Malaga

By: Helen MacInnes

"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

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The Ra Expeditions

By: Thor Heyerdahl

Ra is the story of Heyerdahl's voyage from North Africa to South America in a 45 ft papyrus boat modelled on those depicted in the pharoah's wall paintings.

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The Gift Horse

By: Hildegard Knef

rates fine/near mint because jacket is price clipped, otherwise best possible copy,, first edition, first printing, jacket in mylar

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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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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