Saturday September 25, 1971

US date format: 9/25/1971, UK date format: 25/9/1971

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 25, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessie Wallace and Nikos Boudouris. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart. The Last Picture Show, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, 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 The Persuaders!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or Computer Space.
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The Last Picture Show

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Country: United States of America

And Now for Something Completely Different

Directed by: Ian MacNaughton

Starring: John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Sam Wanamaker

Starring: Yul Brynner, Richard Crenna, Leonard Nimoy, Daliah Lavi

Red Sun

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Charles Bronson, Toshirô Mifune, Alain Delon, Ursula Andress


Directed by: Jack Lemmon

Starring: Walter Matthau, Deborah Winters, Felicia Farr, Charles Aidman


Historical Events

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  • Also see September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Virgin of Fuencisla; Saint Finbarr
  • Mozambique - Armed Forces Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Colchique (Crocus) Day, fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

    Famous Deaths

  • TC Jones: Female impersonator, dies of cancer at...

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Persuaders!

Starring: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jason King

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker


Starring: Mija Aleksic, Bora Todorovic, Nikola Simic, Petar Kralj

Vetenskapens Värld

Starring: Bo Gustaf Erikson, Victoria Dyring

Country: Sweden

The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine

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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

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.

America, Inc

By: Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen

This well-documented expose' reveals the incorporated rulers of the United States and, indeed, much of the world. It shows them to be private governments which, as effectively as legitimate public governments,

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.

The Passions Of The Mind

By: Irving Stone

Compelling portrait of the Viennese neurologist, focuses on the intense, agonized years of research which resulted in his discovery of the science of psychoanalysis


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

Platform: originally SDS Sigma 7, HP 2000, Data General Nova

Genre: Strategy game

Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates

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