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Saturday August 3, 1974

US date format: 8/3/1974, UK date format: 3/8/1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 3, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jenny Beck and Blaine Wilson. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Harry and Tonto, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Capone Investment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 3 August 1974

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Movies

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

Harry and Tonto

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Art Carney, Ellen Burstyn, René Enríquez, Herbert Berghof

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Patthar Aur Payal

Directed by: Harmesh Malhotra

Starring: Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Vinod Khanna, Ajit

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11 Harrowhouse

Directed by: Aram Avakian

Starring: Candice Bergen, Charles Grodin, James Mason, Trevor Howard

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The Black Godfather

Directed by: John Evans

Starring: Rod Perry, Damu King, Don Chastain, Diane Sommerfield

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Gig Young

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

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Malaventure

Harty Welcomes

Kraftproben

Ted Hamilton's Musical World

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 August 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jenny Beck: Actress (Claire Carroll-Guns & Paradise).
  • Blaine Wilson: Columbus, Ohio -- Gymnast (1996 Olympics - 5th Place).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Little Night Music closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 601 performances
  • Words & Music closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 127 performances
  • Guitarist Jeff Baxter quits Steely Dan and joins Doobie Brothers.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 03, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

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The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace

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Cashelmara

By: Susan Howatch

The rich and mighty saga of a wealthy and titled English family in Ireland during the 19th century.

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Times To Remember

By: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children

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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

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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