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Sunday 17 January 1971

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tyler Houston and Derek Plante in Cloquet. 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. Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Child From The Sea by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dave Allen at Large. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Computer Space.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 ?

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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Little Big Man

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Facts:
  • Super Bowl V: Baltimore Colts-16, Dallas Cowboys-13 in Miami, Florida; Most Valuable Player: Chuck Howley, Dallas, Linebacker.

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Sport Games on 17 January 1971

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  • Dallas Cowboys - Baltimore Colts : 13 - 16
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ali MacGraw -- Jan. 11, 1971
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8211
  • Life: Composite The New Shape of America

Books

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

The Child From The Sea

By: Elizabeth Goudge

Against the pomp and pageantry of turbulent seventeenth-century England, Elizabeth Goudge weaves the poignant tale of Lucy Walter, the proud and beautiful secret wife of Charles II.

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Crime In America

By: Ramsey Clark

Crime In America: Observations On Its Nature, Causes, Prevention by Clark, Ramsey

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A White House Diary

By: Lady Bird Johnson

Originally published in 1970, A White House Diary is Lady Bird Johnson's intimate, behind-the-scenes account of Lyndon Johnson's presidency from November 22, 1963, to January 20, 1969.

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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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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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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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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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