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Saturday May 4, 1974

US date format: 5/4/1974, UK date format: 4/5/1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 4, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christophe Fouquet and Matthieu Gourdain. In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk. In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. Dirty Mary Crazy Larry, directed by John Hough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Partners by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Old Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Elimination.
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What the sky looked like on 4 May 1974

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Movies

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

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Directed by: John Hough

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan George, Adam Roarke, Kenneth Tobey

Country: United States

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Dark Star

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm

Country: United States

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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Shane Briant, Madeline Smith, David Prowse

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Candy Stripe Nurses

Directed by: Alan Holleb

Starring: Candice Rialson, Robin Mattson, María Rojo, Roger Cruz

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The Beast Must Die

Directed by: Paul Annett

Starring: Calvin Lockhart, Peter Cushing, Marlene Clark, Charles Gray

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TV Series

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

My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

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The Zoo Gang

Directed by: John Watson

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Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

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Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

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Keménykalap és krumpliorr

Starring: Krisztián Kovács, Alfonzó, Gábor Berkes, István Gruber

Country: Hungary

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 100th Kentucky Derby: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Cannonade wins in 2:04.
  • An all-female Japanese team reaches the summit of Manaslu, becoming the first women to climb an 8,000-meter peak.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 04, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Partners

By: Louis Auchincloss

Louis Auchincloss is writing here at the top of his remarkable powers as an observer of contemporary America. The Partners is a group portrait of men - and women in what

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Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red

By: Harry Kemelman

Rabbi Small encounters militant activists, anarchists, and a mad bomber on a college campus in this New York Times bestseller Once again, Rabbi Small finds himself looking for solace outside the confines

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Working

By: Studs Terkel

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

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The Joy Of Sex

By: Alex Comfort

Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

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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

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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