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Wednesday January 2, 1974

US date format: 1/2/1974, UK date format: 2/1/1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ludmila Formanová and Jason de Vos. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce. In UK Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Bread and Chocolate, directed by Franco Brusati, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shaft. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 2 January 1974

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Movies

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

Bread and Chocolate

Directed by: Franco Brusati

Starring: Nino Manfredi, Anna Karina, Paolo Turco, Ugo D'Alessio

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Badlands

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri

Country: United States

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Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania

Country: United States

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The Paper Chase

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman, Graham Beckel

Country: United States

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The Way We Were

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman, Lois Chiles

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Shaft

Directed by: John Singleton

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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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Albert & Herbert

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tex Ritter: country singer ("Five Star Jubilee"), dies at age 67.
Facts:
  • 55 mph speed limit imposed by Richard Nixon
  • Worst fire in Argentine history destroys 1.2 million acres.
  • President Richard Nixon signs a bill lowering the maximum U.S. speed limit to 55 MPH in order to conserve gasoline during an OPEC embargo

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 02, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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.

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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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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 Joy Of Sex

By: Alex Comfort

Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

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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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