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Thursday 11 July 1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hermann Hrei?arsson and Fragiskos Alvertis. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rock Your Baby by George McCrae. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Mr. Majestyk, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Soldier and Me. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Mr. Majestyk

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charles Bronson, Linda Cristal, Al Lettieri

Country: United States

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Where the Red Fern Grows

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Jack Ging

Country: United States

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Chinatown

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston

Country: United States

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Uptown Saturday Night

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte

Country: United States

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The Parallax View

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Soldier and Me

Starring: Richard Willis, Gerry Sundquist, Constantine Gregory, Richard Ireson

Country: United Kingdom

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 July 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Par Lagerkvist: Swedish author who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1951.
Facts:
  • House Judiciary Committee releases evidence on Watergate inquiry
  • US House Judiciary Committee releases evidence on Watergate inquiry.
  • World Football League plays first games.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1974?

  • Time: The Press: Fair or Foul'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8390
  • Time: Richard Nixon and Leonid Brezhnev meet about detente and nuclear arms control.

Books

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

The Honorary Consul

By: Graham Greene

When the alcoholic British 'Honorary Consul' in an Argentinian town is kidnapped by a band of revolutionaries, a local doctor negotiates with his captors and with the authorities for the man's release, but the corruption of both soon comes to ...

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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

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top of the bestseller lists.

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Postern Of Fate

By: Agatha Christie

There is a lot of rubbish to sort through in Tommy and Tuppence Beresford's new country home, The Laurels. Turning the pages of an abandoned book, Tuppence uncovers a troubling note: "Mary Jordan did not die naturally.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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