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Saturday 22 May 1971

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Troy Barnhart in Hanford and Corey Croom. 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. Kuroneko, directed by Kaneto Shind, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Summer Of '42 by Herman Raucher was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Von Liebe keine Rede. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Computer Space.
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TV Series

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

Bearcats!

Written by: Douglas Heyes

Starring: Rod Taylor, Dennis Cole

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Big Jake

Directed by: George Sherman

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Hara

Country: United States

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman

Country: United States

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10 Rillington Place

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt

Country: United States

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Billy Jack

Directed by: T.C. Frank

Starring: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Clark Howat

Country: United States

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The Big Doll House

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Roberta Collins, Pam Grier, Judith Brown

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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Facts:
  • An earthquake lasting 20 seconds destroys most of Bingöl, Turkey ampndash more than 1,000 are killed, 10,000 made homeless.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Lyndon B Johnson back home
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Anwar Sadat -- May 17, 1971
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8229

Books

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

Summer Of '42

By: Herman Raucher

"​SUMMER OF '42 is a charming and tender novel...The overall effect is one of high hilarity. Raucher is a comic-artist who is able to convey the fears and joys...of

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Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

Vintage TV tie-in paperback

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Civilisation

By: Kenneth Clark

Kenneth Clark's Civilisation: A Personal View (286 illustrations; 48 pages in color) (Hardcover)

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Angle Of Repose

By: Wallace Stegner

An American masterpiece and iconic novel of the West by National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegner—a deeply moving narrative of one family and the traditions of our national

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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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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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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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