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Tuesday 26 March 1974

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mike Peca and Hakeem Abdul-samad. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Sunshine On My Shoulders by John Denver. In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits. Dark Star, directed by John Carpenter, 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 Now You See It. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spasim or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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Blazing Saddles

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens

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 26 March 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
  • Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
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Facts:
  • Romanian communist party names party leader Nicolae Ceausescu President.
  • George Foreman TKOs Ken Norton in two rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • Gaura Devi leads a group of 27 women of Laata village, Henwalghati, Garhwal Himalayas, to form circles around trees to stop them being felled and giving rise to the Chipko Movement in India.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James St. Clair -- Mar. 25, 1974
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8375
  • Time: Robert Redford & Mia Farrow in 'The Great Gatsby'.

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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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

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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