Saturday February 02, 1974

US date format: 2/2/1974, UK date format: 2/2/1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 2, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Cassar and J R. In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Thieves Like Us, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Best Of Life by David Scherman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Thieves Like Us

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, John Schuck, Bert Remsen

Herbie Rides Again

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Helen Hayes, Ken Berry, Stefanie Powers, John McIntire

Blazing Saddles

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman

Country: United States of America

Nada

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Fabio Testi, Maurice Garrel, Lou Castel, Mariangela Melato

Zardoz

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, John Alderton

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 02, 1974?


    Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
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    Events

  • Pope Paul VI encyclical "To Honor Mary".

    Famous Birthday

  • Jeff Cassar: Soccer goalkeeper (1996 Olympics - Gold...
  • J R: Conrad; offensive tackle/guard (New York...
  • David Buck in Honolulu: Hawaii; kayak (alternate-Olympics-1996).

    Famous Deaths

  • Imre Lakatos: Hungarian mathematician philosopher and...

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Seven Little Australians

Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

The Box

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Best Of Life

By: David Scherman

1973, Large Hardcover book, beautiful photos including Marilyn Monroe photographed by Richard Avedon as different women through the ages, 303 pages

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.

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.

Alistair Cooke'S America

By: Alistair Cooke

As the United States adjusts to its role as sole superpower in a world of shifting allegiances, it has never been more important to understand what makes the country work.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Maze War

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

Genre: First-person shooter

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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