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Saturday February 2, 1974

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

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position 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 First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Rebound.
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What the sky looked like on 2 February 1974

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Movies

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

Thieves Like Us

Directed by: Robert Altman

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

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Herbie Rides Again

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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

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Blazing Saddles

Directed by: Mel Brooks

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

Country: United States

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Nada

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

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

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Zardoz

Directed by: John Boorman

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

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Don Blech und der goldene Junker

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Seven Little Australians

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Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

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The Box

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 February 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.
  • Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeff Cassar: Soccer goalkeeper (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • J R: Conrad; offensive tackle/guard (New York Jets).
  • David Buck in Honolulu: Hawaii; kayak (alternate-Olympics-1996).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Imre Lakatos: Hungarian mathematician philosopher and academic (d. 1974).
Facts:
  • Pope Paul VI encyclical "To Honor Mary".
  • Smallest crowd at Cleveland Arena, Ohio (1641 - Cleveland Cavaliers versus Golden State Warriors).
  • The F-16 Fighting Falcon flies for the first time.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 02, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The First Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

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Portrait Of A Marriage

By: Nigel Nicolson

Vita Sackville-West, novelist, poet, and biographer, is best known as the friend of Virginia Woolf, who transformed her into an androgynous time-traveler in Orlando.

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In One Era And Out The Other

By: Sam Levenson

The beloved humorist and author Sam Levenson finds that some of his old worldviews don’t fit the new one he now sees. Levenson’s grew up the youngest of eight children in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Maze War

Maze War

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

Genre: First-person shooter

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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