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Wednesday March 31, 1971

US date format: 3/31/1971, UK date format: 31/3/1971

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 31, 1971). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ewan McGregor and Pavel Bure. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations. In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits. Valdez Is Coming, directed by Edwin Sherin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Irish Rovers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxy Game or Computer Space.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Valdez Is Coming

Directed by: Edwin Sherin

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Susan Clark, Frank Silvera, Jon Cypher

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The Mephisto Waltz

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Alan Alda, Jacqueline Bisset, Barbara Parkins, Bradford Dillman

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The Beguiled

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman, Jo Ann Harris

Country: United States

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Flight of the Doves

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Ron Moody, Jack Wild, Dorothy McGuire, Stanley Holloway

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Brother John

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Will Geer, Bradford Dillman, Beverly Todd

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TV Series

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

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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Directed by: Moshcam

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The Two Ronnies

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 March 1971 ?

  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
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Famous Deaths:
  • William Calley sentenced to life for Mi Lai Massacre
  • From Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, NASA launches a rocket with Canadian ISIS-B satellite into space, to conduct twelve experiments studying the ionosphere.
  • American Lieutenant William L Calley Jr sentenced to life for My Lai Massacre.
  • South Africa national debt hits US$5.45 billion.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 31, 1971 - Geocentric view

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

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

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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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Inside The Third Reich

By: Albert Speer

Speer, the Minister of Armaments and War Production under Hitler, the man who had kept Germany armed and the war machine running even after Hitler's mystique had faded, takes a brutally

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Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

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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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Star Trek

Star Trek

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

Genre: Strategy game

Galaxy Game

Galaxy Game

Platform: Arcade (PDP-11)

Genre: Space combat simulation

Computer Space

Computer Space

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Nutting Associates

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