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Thursday 30 December 1971

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 30, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Vance (actor) and Daniel Sunjata. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Brand New Key by Melanie. In UK I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Valachi Papers, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while Honor Thy Father by Gay Talese was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cadet Rousselle. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Trek or The Oregon Trail.
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What the sky looked like on 30 December 1971

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Movies

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The Valachi Papers

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Charles Bronson, Lino Ventura, Jill Ireland, Walter Chiari

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Gumshoe

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw, Frank Finlay, Janice Rule

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Women in Revolt

Directed by: Paul Morrissey

Starring: Candy Darling, Jackie Curtis, Holly Woodlawn, Jonathan Kramer

Country: United States

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Harold and Maude

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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Dirty Harry

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Cadet Rousselle

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Intruder

Ways of Seeing

Starring: John Berger

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus

The Shadow of the Tower

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 December 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day
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Facts:
  • Long Island NHL franchise purchased (New York Islanders).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 30, 1971 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Honor Thy Father

By: Gay Talese

A classic masterwork newly updatedThe electrifying true story of the rise and fall of New York's notorious Bonanno crime familyOn New York's Park Avenue on a rainy Tuesday night in October

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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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Our Gang

By: Philip Roth

A ferocious political satire in the great tradition, Our Gang is Philip Roth’s brilliantly indignant response to the phenomenon of Richard M.

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The Winds Of War

By: Herman Wouk

Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation.Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events, as well as all the drama, romance, heroism, and ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

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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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Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates

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