Friday December 17, 1971

US date format: 12/17/1971, UK date format: 17/12/1971

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Claire Forlani and Sébastien Moura. 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. A Clockwork Orange, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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 Star Trek or Computer Space.
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Movies

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A Clockwork Orange

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke

Country: United States of America

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Harold and Maude

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States of America

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Dirty Harry

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni

Country: United States of America

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The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: Jerry Orbach, Leigh Taylor-Young, Jo Van Fleet, Lionel Stander

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Gentlemen of Fortune

Directed by: Aleksandr Seryj

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

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TV Series

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

Cadet Rousselle

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Schulmeister, espion de l'empereur

The Waltons

Anneliese Rothenberger gibt sich die Ehre

Ein Junge namens Mauritius

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Diamonds are Forever premieres in US
  • Radio Bangladesh begins transmitting.

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Planetary positions on December 17, 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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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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Tracy And Hepburn

By: Garson Kanin

This classic Hollywood memoir is again available, now with a new foreword by the author. Spence Tracy and Kate Hepburn were the couple everyone knew of but no one really knew

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Jennie, Volume Two

By: Ralph G. Martin

Paperback - Nonfiction Volume II of the life of Lady Randolph Churchill 1895-1921

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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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Star Trek

Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

Galaxy Game

Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

Computer Space

Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates


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