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Viernes 8 de Octubre 1971

Era Viernes bajo el signo de Libra. El presidente de Estados Unidos era Richard Nixon (Republican). En esa semana especial de Octubre la gente en Estados Unidos oía Maggie May por Rod Stewart. En el Reino Unido Maggie May / Reason To Believe por Rod Stewart estaba entre los 5 primeros éxitos. Shoot Out dirigida por Henry Hathaway, era una de las películas más vistas estrenadas en 1971 , mientras The Exorcist por William Peter Blatty era uno de los libros más vendidos.
Pero mucho más pasó ese día: descúbrelo abajo...

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Shoot Out

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gregory Peck, Patricia Quinn, Robert F. Lyons

Country: United States

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Macbeth

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw

Country: United States

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The French Connection

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

Country: United States

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The Last Picture Show

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd

Country: United States

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Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

Directed by: Jaromil Jires

Starring: Jaroslava Schallerov, Helena Anzov, Petr Kopriva

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Whistle Test

Starring: Bob Harris, Anne Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 de Octubre 1971 ?

Holidays:
  • Día del Estudiante Solidario.
  • Día de la Marina de Guerra del Perú.
  • Día del Trabajador Rural
  • Día del Educador Físico
Famous Birthdays:
Facts:
  • a 625 metros bajo tierra, en el área U9ch del Sitio de pruebas atómicas de Nevada (a unos 100 km al noroeste de la ciudad de Las Vegas), a las 6 30 (hora local) Estados Unidos detona su bomba atómica Cathay, de 7 kt. Es la bomba n.º 743 de las 1129 que Estados Unidos detonó entre 1945 y 1992.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Americans shop for new cars
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Emperor Hirohito -- Oct. 4, 1971
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8249

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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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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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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