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Sunday 31 October 1971, Halloween

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Phillip Tataurangi and Toby Anstis. In UK Coz I Luv You by Slade was in the top 5 hits. My Name Is Trinity, directed by E.B. Clucher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971 while The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bandeira 2. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Oregon Trail or The Oregon Trail.
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TV Series

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

The Electric Company

Starring: Jim Boyd, Morgan Freeman, Judy Graubart, Skip Hinnant

Country: United States

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The Boy from Space

Starring: Phil Cheney, Charles Collingwood, Stephen Garlick, Sylvestra Le Touzel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Persuaders!

Starring: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Man and the City

Written by: Howard Rodman

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Mike Farrell

Country: United States

The Golddiggers

Starring: Barbara Heller

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

My Name Is Trinity

Directed by: E.B. Clucher

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Steffen Zacharias

Country: United States

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Maid in Sweden

Directed by: Floch Johnson

Starring: Christina Lindberg, Monica Ekman, Krister Ekman

Country: United States

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Play Misty for Me

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills

Country: United States

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Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey

Country: United States

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Women in Cages

Directed by: Gerry de Leon

Starring: Judith Brown, Roberta Collins, Jennifer Gan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • On the Town opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • A bomb explodes at the top of the Post Office Tower in London.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: David Cassidy
  • Time: Actor Jeff Fenholt as Jesus in Broadway play 'Jesus Christ Superstar'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8252

Books

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

Islands In The Stream

By: Ernest Hemingway

A LATER CLASSIC FROM AMERICA'S PREMIER FICTION WRITER First published in 1970, nine years after Hemingway's death, this is the story of an artist and adventurer -- a man much like Hemingway himself.

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Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

Rich Man, Poor Man [Mass Market Paperback] [Jan 01, 1976] Shaw, Irwin

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The Crystal Cave

By: Mary Stewart

Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions.

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The Child From The Sea

By: Elizabeth Goudge

Against the pomp and pageantry of turbulent seventeenth-century England, Elizabeth Goudge weaves the poignant tale of Lucy Walter, the proud and beautiful secret wife of Charles II.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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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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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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