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Sunday May 23, 1971

US date format: 5/23/1971, UK date format: 23/5/1971

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 23, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laurel Holloman and George Osborne. 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 Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Quentin Durward. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or Star Trek.
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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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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman, Natalie Trundy

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Primus

Directed by: Moshcam

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
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Facts:
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Suzuki Golf Internationalionale.
  • Rock group Iron Butterfly disbands.
  • An air crash at Rijeka Airport, Yugoslavia kills 78 people, mostly British tourists.
  • Austria and the People's Republic of China establish diplomatic relations.
  • Qantas agrees to pay $500,000 to bomb hoaxer-extortionist Mr. Brown (Peter Macari), who is later arrested.

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Books

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

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

By: Dee Brown

Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that

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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

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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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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

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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