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Monday 28 June 1971

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Greg Evans and Greg Keagle. In that special week of June people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. Walkabout, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Über ganz Spanien wolkenloser Himmel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Space or The Oregon Trail.
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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 this week ?

Walkabout

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg

Country: United States

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Carnal Knowledge

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Ann-Margret

Country: United States

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Directed by: Mel Stuart

Starring: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum

Country: United States

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Klute

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi

Country: United States

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Shaft

Directed by: Gordon Parks

Starring: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Fillmore East closes
  • Supreme Court (8-0) overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali
  • US Supreme Court overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali.
  • Assassin Jerome A. Johnson shoots Joe Colombo in the head in a middle of an Italian-American rally, putting him in a coma.
  • After a successful mission aboard ''Salyut 1'', the world's first manned space station, the crew of the ''Soyuz 11'' spacecraft are killed when their air supply leaks out through a faulty valve.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Pentagon Papers -- June 28, 1971
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8235
  • Life: Frank Sinatra

Books

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

The Female Eunuch

By: Germaine Greer

The publication of Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch in 1970 was a landmark event, raising eyebrows and ire while creating a shock wave of recognition in women around the world with

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The Exorcist

By: William Peter Blatty

Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York ...

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Love In The Ruins

By: Walker Percy

Dr. Tom More has created a stethoscope of the human spirit. With it, he embarks on an unforgettable odyssey to cure mankind's spiritual flu.

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The Greening Of America

By: Charles Reich

The 25th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking Classic. "If there was any doubt about the need for social transformation in 1970, that need is clear and urgent today....I

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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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