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Monday 26 April 1971

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Giorgia (singer) and Shondrella Avery. In that special week of April 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. Bananas, directed by Woody Allen, 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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Movies

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

Bananas

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Carlos Montalbán, Nati Abascal

Country: United States

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Billy Jack

Directed by: Tom Laughlin

Starring: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Clark Howat, Victor Izay

Country: United States

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Simon, King of the Witches

Directed by: Bruce Kessler

Starring: Andrew Prine, Brenda Scott, George Paulsin, Norman Burton

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Summer of '42

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Oliver Conant

Country: United States

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Trafic

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Marcel Fraval, Honoré Bostel, François Maisongrosse

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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 26 April 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
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Facts:
  • Turkey state of siege proclaimed.
  • San Francisco lightship replaced by automatic buoy.
  • Heaviest rains ever in Bahia district of Brazil, 15 inches in 24 hours.
  • The government of Turkey declares a state of siege in 11 provinces, Ankara included, due to violent demonstrations.

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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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The Antagonists

By: Ernest K. Gann

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Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

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Khrushchev Remembers

By: Nikita Khrushchev

Khrushchev Remembers is a unique -- and enthralling -- historical first. Never before, in all the years since the great Russian Revolution, have we had access to the intimate political reminiscences

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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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Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

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