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Wednesday 17 November 1971

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Audra Keller and David Ramsey. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Theme From Shaft by Isaac Hayes. In UK Coz I Luv You by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Man in the Wilderness, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Gift Horse by Hildegard Knef was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bandeira 2. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Electric Company

Starring: Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Man in the Wilderness

Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian

Starring: Richard Harris, John Huston, Henry Wilcoxon

Country: United States

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States

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My Name Is Trinity

Directed by: E.B. Clucher

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Steffen Zacharias

Country: United States

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Play Misty for Me

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills

Country: United States

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Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Books

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

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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Our Gang

By: Philip Roth

A ferocious political satire in the great tradition, Our Gang is Philip Roth’s brilliantly indignant response to the phenomenon of Richard M.

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Without Marx Or Jesus

By: Jean-Francois Revel

Hardcover: 269 pages Publisher: Doubleday & Co. (1971) Language: English ISBN-10: 1299168744 ISBN-13: 978-1299168749 Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 x 1.1 inches Shipping Weight: 15.5 ounces

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The Exorcist

By: William Peter Blatty

Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York ...

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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

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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Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

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