Tuesday June 04, 1974

US date format: 6/4/1974, UK date format: 4/6/1974

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Johnny Taylor and Gothenburg (Sweden). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Band On The Run by Paul McCartney. In UK The Streak by Ray Stevens was in the top 5 hits. Chinatown, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Old Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spasim or Rebound.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast day of St Francis Caracciolo.
  • Feast day of Saint Petrock of Cornwall.
  • United States - Pentecost in 2006
  • Hong Kong - Tiananmen Square Protest of 1989 memorial day.
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Events

  • 10 cent Beer Night at Cleveland, unruly fans stumble onto field and cause Indians to forfeit the game to Rangers with score tied 5-5 in 9th
  • Never-to-be-repeated 10 cent Beer Night at Cleveland Stadium occurs
  • NFL grants franchise to Seattle Seahawks.
  • During Ten Cent Beer Night, inebriated Cleveland Indians fans start a riot, causing the game to be forfeited to the Texas Rangers.

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Movies

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Chinatown

Chinatown

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

Country: United States of America

The Parallax View

The Parallax View

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels, Walter McGinn

Country: United States of America

Where the Red Fern Grows

Where the Red Fern Grows

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Jack Ging, Lonny Chapman

Country: United States of America

Uptown Saturday Night

Uptown Saturday Night

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Flip Wilson

Country: United States of America

The Terminal Man

The Terminal Man

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: George Segal, Joan Hackett, Richard Dysart, Donald Moffat

TV Series

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My Old Man

My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

The Zoo Gang

The Zoo Gang

Directed by: John Watson

Landline

Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

Valérie

Valérie

The Ronnie Prophet Show

The Ronnie Prophet Show

Days to next June 04

If June 04, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 3 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven

I Heard The Owl Call My Name

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Amid the grandeur of the remote Pacific Northwest stands Kingcome, a village so ancient that, according to Kwakiutl myth, it was founded by the two brothers left

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

You And Me Babe by Chuck Barris

You And Me Babe

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Book by Chuck barris

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

The Fan Club by Irving Wallace

The Fan Club

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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

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport


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