Saturday August 03, 1974

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

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 3, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. 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 Gran Trak 10 or Spasim.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Walthen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Harry and Tonto

Harry and Tonto

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

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

Patthar Aur Payal

Patthar Aur Payal

Directed by: Harmesh Malhotra

Starring: Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Vinod Khanna, Ajit

11 Harrowhouse

11 Harrowhouse

Directed by: Aram Avakian

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

The Black Godfather

The Black Godfather

Directed by: John Evans

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

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Capone Investment

The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

Malaventure

Malaventure

The Inheritors

The Inheritors

The Haggard Falcon

The Haggard Falcon

Ted Hamilton's Musical World

Ted Hamilton's Musical World

Days to next August 03

If August 03, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 1 month, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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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

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Watership Down

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A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.Set

If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

If Beale Street Could Talk

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In this honest and stunning novel, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice.

Cashelmara by Susan Howatch

Cashelmara

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

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book

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Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

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

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 03, 1974?

On August 03, 1974 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is August 03, 1974?

On August 03, 1974 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 03, 1974?

On August 03, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 03, 1974?

On August 03, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 03, 1974?

On August 03, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 03, 1974?

On August 03, 1974 several famous people were born including, Jenny Beck, Blaine Wilson.

Which famous people died on August 03, 1974?

Famous people died on August 03, 1974 include, Almira Sessions.

What was the number one song in August 03, 1974?

The number one song in the week of August 03, 1974 was Annie's Song by John Denver in US and She by Charles Aznavour in UK.

What were the top hits on August 03, 1974?

The top hits on August 03, 1974 were Annie's Song by John Denver, Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by Elton John, Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack in US and She by Charles Aznavour, Rock Your Baby by George McCrae, Kissin' In The Back Row by The Drifters in UK.


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