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Thursday January 3, 1974

US date format: 1/3/1974, UK date format: 3/1/1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 3, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alessandro Petacchi and Franck Riester. 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 The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shaft. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 3 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 3 January 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gino Cervi: Italian actor of both stage and screen.
Facts:
  • Arias Navarro succeeds Carrero Blanco as premier of Spain.
  • Burma accepts its constitution.
  • Gold hits record US$121.25 an ounce in London, England.
  • New York Yankees sign Bill Virdon as manager.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 03, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Hollow Hills

By: Mary Stewart

Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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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.

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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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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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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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