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Tuesday 1 January 1974, NewYear’s Day

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Johnie Church and Hamilton Ricard. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching How to Survive a Marriage. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

How to Survive a Marriage

Written by: Anne Howard Bailey

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

Country: United States

De vloek van Woestewolf

Starring: Henk van Ulsen, Henk Molenberg, Tabe Bas, John Lanting

Country: Netherlands

Upstairs, Downstairs

Starring: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

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The Adventures of Timothy Pilgrim

Starring: Joey Davidson, David Hemblen

Country: Canada

Gemeinderätin Schumann

Starring: Astrid Boner, Konrad Georg, Antje Hagen, Erich Hofer

Movies

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

Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason

Country: United States

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The Sting

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Pippi Longstocking

Directed by: Olle Hellbom

Starring: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pr Sundberg

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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Sleeper

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1974 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Johnie Church: NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks).
  • Hamilton Ricard: Colombian footballer.
  • Eva Birthistle: Irish actress.
  • Jessica Van Dyke: American noted family, the granddaughter of actor Dick Van Dyke who was first child born at Memorial Hospital in 1974.
  • Zabine : Austrian musician, singer and actress, from 1991 - 1994 member of the band.
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Facts:
  • World Population Year begins
  • Lee MacPhail takes over as American League president, succeeding Joe Cronin.
  • NBC radio begins on-the-hour news 24 hours a day (following CBS lead).

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Books

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

In One Era And Out The Other

By: Sam Levenson

In One Era

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The Best Of Life

By: David Scherman

Subscribers special edition

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World Without End, Amen

By: Jimmy Breslin

Adrift in New York, an alcoholic cop searches for meaning in his life by revisiting his pastThe department has taken away Dermot Davey’s gun.

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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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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

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

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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