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Thursday 20 May 1971

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 20, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Samuel Étienne and Tony Stewart. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. The Go-Between, directed by Joseph Losey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bel Ami. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Galaxy Game.
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What the sky looked like on 20 May 1971

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Movies

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

The Go-Between

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton, Michael Redgrave

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The Grissom Gang

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Kim Darby, Scott Wilson, Tony Musante, Robert Lansing

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Pink Narcissus

Directed by: James Bidgood

Starring: Don Brooks, Bobby Kendall, Charles Ludlam

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Daughters of Darkness

Directed by: Harry Kümel

Starring: Delphine Seyrig, John Karlen, Danielle Ouimet, Andrea Rau

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Walkabout

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg, John Meillon

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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Wenn der Vater mit dem Sohne

Directed by: Hans Quest

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The Irish Rovers

Directed by: Roisin Browne (Concert Director)

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The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
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Facts:
  • Pentagon reports blacks constitute 11% of US soldiers in SE Asia

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 20, 1971 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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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Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

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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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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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Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

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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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Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates

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