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Tuesday 23 November 1971

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Khalid Al-Muwallid and Ashraf Amaya. 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 Theirs Was The Kingdom by R.F. Delderfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The View from Daniel Pike. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or The Oregon Trail.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 23 November 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
  • Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
  • Georgia - St George's Day
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Qawl (Speech) - First day of the 14th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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Facts:
  • Danny Murtaugh, manager of world champ Pirates, announces retirement
  • Representatives of the People's Republic of China attend the United Nations, including the United Nations Security Council, for the first time.
  • During a severe thunderstorm over Washington, a man calling himself D. B. Cooper parachutes from the Northwest Orient Airlines plane he hijacked, with US$200,000 in ransom money, and is never seen again (as of March 2008, this case remains the only unsolved skyjacking in history).
  • A Brussels court sentences pretender Alexis Brimeyer to 18 months in jail for falsely using a noble title Brimeyer has already fled to Greece.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Beverly Sills in the role of Elizabeth I in Donizetti's opera 'Roberto Devereux.'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8256
  • Life: Window barred to keep out crime

Books

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

Theirs Was The Kingdom

By: R.F. Delderfield

The eagerly awaited reissue of the second novel in R. F. Delderfield's classic God Is an Englishman series Theirs Was the Kingdom

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The Ra Expeditions

By: Thor Heyerdahl

Ra is the story of Heyerdahl's voyage from North Africa to South America in a 45 ft papyrus boat modelled on those depicted in the pharoah's wall paintings.

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Message From Malaga

By: Helen MacInnes

"That delay in the delivery of the message from Málaga could have been absolutely disastrous. As it was, there had been irreparable loss: an agent dead."Under

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

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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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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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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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