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Thursday 18 July 1974

1974-07-18

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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. Death Wish, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Death Wish

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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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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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 18 July 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Leadership -- July 15, 1974
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8391
  • Time: The Press: Fair or Foul'

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

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

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room ...

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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

Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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