Thursday July 04, 1974, US Independence Day

US date format: 7/4/1974, UK date format: 4/7/1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 4, 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 Karole Rocher and Jill Craybas. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rock The Boat by The Hues Corporation. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Mr. Majestyk, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Working by Studs Terkel 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 Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)

Events

  • Mike Marshall goes 9-0 with 3 saves in 20 appearances in 30 days

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Movies

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Mr. Majestyk

Mr. Majestyk

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charles Bronson, Linda Cristal, Al Lettieri, Lee Purcell

Country: United States of America

Gone in 60 Seconds

Gone in 60 Seconds

Directed by: H.B. Halicki

Starring: H.B. Halicki, Marion Busia, Jerry Daugirda, James McIntyre

Country: United States of America

Evil of Dracula

Evil of Dracula

Directed by: Michio Yamamoto

Starring: Toshio Kurosawa, Mariko Mochizuki, Kunie Tanaka, Shin Kishida

The Swinging Cheerleaders

The Swinging Cheerleaders

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Jo Johnston, Cheryl Smith, Colleen Camp, Rosanne Katon

For Pete's Sake

For Pete's Sake

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Michael Sarrazin, Estelle Parsons, Molly Picon

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TV Series

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The Capone Investment

The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

My Old Man

My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

Soldier and Me

Soldier and Me

Starring: Richard Willis, Gerry Sundquist, Constantine Gregory, Richard Ireson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Village Hall

Village Hall

The Double Dealers

The Double Dealers

Days to next July 04

If July 04, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 2 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Working by Studs Terkel

Working

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Perhaps Studs Terkel’s best-known book, Working is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews conducted with everyone from gravediggers to

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 Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes

The Snare Of The Hunter

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A young woman who has escaped from Czechoslovakia in an attempt to find her father, a Nobel Prize nominee, discovers that she is the object of a deadly hunt

Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Times To Remember

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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

Management by Peter F. Drucker

Management

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The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

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

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport


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