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Saturday 6 April 1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Kovac and Camilla Dallerup. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede. In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits. The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Little Doctor. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Gran Trak 10.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Conversation

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield

Country: United States

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Foxy Brown

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Peter Brown

Country: United States

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Dark Star

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Brian Narelle

Country: United States

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The Sugarland Express

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks

Country: United States

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The Three Musketeers

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Now You See It

Starring: Jack Narz, Johnny Olson, Gene Wood

Country: United States

Boy Dominic

Starring: Murray Dale, Hildegard Neil, Richard Todd, Brian Blessed

Country: United Kingdom

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Nova

Written by: Daniel Hart, Alan Kwan, Tacita Morway, David Condon, Lisa Leombruni

Starring: Jay O. Sanders, Lance Lewman, Neil Ross, Craig Sechler

Country: United States

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Bagpuss

Written by: Oliver Postgate, Peter Firmin

Starring: Oliver Postgate, Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner

Country: United Kingdom

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Carrie's War

Starring: Juliet Waley, Andrew Tinney, Tim Coward, Aubrey Richards

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
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Facts:
  • 200,000 attend rock concert California Jam
  • Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Earl Anthony 11 / 16
  • Yankees 1st home game at Shea Stadium, beat Indians 6-1
  • ABBA win the 19th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton with Waterloo.
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Books

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

The Honorary Consul

By: Graham Greene

In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

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The Hollow Hills

By: Mary Stewart

Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

By: Allen Drury

Come Nineveh, Come Tyre By Alan Drury

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Postern Of Fate

By: Agatha Christie

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford return in Agatha Christie’s classic Postern of Fate, to investigate a deadly poisoning sixty years after the fact.Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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