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Wednesday 28 April 1971

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Young and Mihai Apostal in Bucharest. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night. In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits. Billy Jack, directed by T.C. Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw 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 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 ?

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 ?

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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Bananas

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Carlos Montalbn

Country: United States

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Summer of '42

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

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

Country: United States

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The Beguiled

Directed by: Donald Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 April 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Samuel Lee Gravely Jr becomes 1st black Admiral in US Navy
  • The first number of ''Il Manifesto'' is issued in Italy.

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Books

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

Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

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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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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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The Passions Of The Mind

By: Irving Stone

In the 1880's, Vienna was Europe's glamour capital. It was in that brilliant city that Sigmund Freud began his long struggle to free people everywhere from the blindfolds & chains of

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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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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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