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Wednesday 27 February 1974

1974-02-27

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks. In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Blazing Saddles

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens

Country: United States

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Zardoz

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman

Country: United States

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Deep Throat Part II

Directed by: Joe Sarno

Starring: Linda Lovelace, Harry Reems, Levi Richards

Country: United States

Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason

Country: United States

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Magnum Force

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitch Ryan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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How to Survive a Marriage

Written by: Anne Howard Bailey

Starring: Rosemary Prinz, Fran Brill, Joan Copeland, Jennifer Harmon

Country: United States

The Troy Cory Evening Show

Starring: Vic Dunlop

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 February 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pat Brady: Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show), dies at 59.
Facts:
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • People magazine is published for the first time, in the USA.
  • Pat Brady of Toledo, Ohio, actor (Roy Rogers Show), dies at age 59.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alexander Solzhenitsyn -- Feb. 25, 1974
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8371
  • Time: EXXON: Testing the Tiger.

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 ?

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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