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Tuesday 16 February 1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marco Sas and Shivanthini Dharmasiri. In that special week of February people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds. In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Caravan To Vaccares by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rock Masters: Neil Young in Concert. 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 ?

All in the Family

Written by: Norman Lear

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

Country: United States

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Masterpiece Classic

Starring: Alistair Cooke

Country: United States

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Strange Report

Starring: Anthony Quayle, Kaz Garas, Anneke Wills, Charles Lloyd Pack

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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America

Starring: Leigh Brown, Jean Shepherd

Country: United States

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The Great American Dream Machine

Starring: Chevy Chase, Marshall Efron, Ken Shapiro

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Get Carter

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland

Country: United States

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Vanishing Point

Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian

Starring: Barry Newman, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Sometimes a Great Notion

Directed by: Paul Newman

Starring: Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick

Country: United States

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Rio Lobo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill

Country: United States

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Love Story

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal, John Marley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
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Facts:
  • In Italy, a local parliament elects the city of Catanzaro as the capital of Calabria residents of Reggio di Calabria riot for 5 days because of the decision.
  • Fifty tornadoes rage in Mississippi, killing 74 people.
  • The U.S. Emergency Broadcast System sends an erroneous warning many radio stations just ignore it.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Creighton Abrams -- Feb. 15, 1971
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8216
  • Life: Jackie Onassis

Books

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

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

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The Crystal Cave

By: Mary Stewart

Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions.

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Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

Vintage TV tie-in paperback

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The New Centurions

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

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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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Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

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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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