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Monday 19 July 1971

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 19, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Urs Buhler and Vitali Klitschko. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) by The Raiders. In UK Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road was in the top 5 hits. Angels Hard as They Come, directed by Joe Viola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bel Ami. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Computer Space.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Angels Hard as They Come

Directed by: Joe Viola

Starring: Scott Glenn, Charles Dierkop, James Iglehart, Gilda Texter

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Reshma Aur Shera

Directed by: Sunil Dutt

Starring: Waheeda Rehman, Sunil Dutt, Rakhee Gulzar, Vinod Khanna

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The Light at the Edge of the World

Directed by: Kevin Billington

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar, Jean-Claude Drouot

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Vampyros Lesbos

Directed by: Jesús Franco

Starring: Soledad Miranda, Dennis Price, Paul Muller, Ewa Strömberg

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Two-Lane Blacktop

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird, Dennis Wilson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Bel Ami

Directed by: Nick Ormerod

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Quentin Durward

Starring: Marie-France Boyer

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1971 ?

  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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  • Sudan military coup under maj Hashem al-Atta, Numeiry flees
  • The South Tower of the World Trade Center is topped out at , making it the second tallest building in the world.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 19, 1971 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1971 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) - The Raiders
  2. Carole King - It's Too Late
  3. James Taylor - You've Got A Friend
  4. Don't Pull Your Love - Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
  5. Jean Knight - Mr. Big Stuff
  6. Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose - Treat Her Like A Lady
  7. Tommy James - Draggin' The Line
  8. Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
  9. Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
  10. The Grass Roots - Sooner Or Later
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Jean Knight - Mr. Big Stuff
  2. I Don't Want To Do Wrong - Gladys Knight And The Pips
  3. The Isley Brothers - Love The One You're With
  4. Marvin Gaye - Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
  5. Freda Payne - Bring The Boys Home
  6. Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got, To Get What She Want - James Brown
  7. The Dramatics - Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
  8. You've Got A Friend - Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
  9. Over And Over/Hey! Love - The Delfonics
  10. Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart) - The Stylistics


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

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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The Female Eunuch

By: Germaine Greer

The publication of Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch in 1970 was a landmark event, raising eyebrows and ire while creating a shock wave of recognition in women around the world with

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The Drifters

By: James A. Michener

In this triumphant bestseller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era.

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The Bell Jar

By: Sylvia Plath

The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Oregon Trail

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

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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