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Tuesday 5 February 1974

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adrienne Johnson and Juha Tapio. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love's Theme by Love Unlimited Orchestra. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, 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 Carrie's War. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Gran Trak 10.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Carrie's War

Starring: Juliet Waley, Andrew Tinney, Tim Coward, Aubrey Richards

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Divlje godine

Starring: Vasa Filipov, Ivica Nikasinovic, Jovica Bavin, Bogdan Radic

How to Survive a Marriage

Written by: Anne Howard Bailey

Starring: Rosemary Prinz, Fran Brill, Joan Copeland, Jennifer Harmon

Country: United States

De vloek van Woestewolf

Starring: Henk van Ulsen, Henk Molenberg, Tabe Bas, John Lanting

Country: Netherlands

Upstairs, Downstairs

Starring: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

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Movies

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

Blazing Saddles

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens

Country: United States

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Zardoz

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman

Country: United States

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Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason

Country: United States

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The Sting

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Pippi Longstocking

Directed by: Olle Hellbom

Starring: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pr Sundberg

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • British mine strike
  • Patty Hearst kidnapped
  • Mats Wermelin, Sweden, scores all points in 272-0 basketball win.
  • Maximum speed on German Autobahn reduced to 100 kph.
  • U.S. Mariner 10 returns the first close-up photos of Venus' cloud structure.

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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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Portrait Of A Marriage

By: Nigel Nicolson

Vita Sackville-West, novelist, poet, and biographer, is best known as the friend of Virginia Woolf, who transformed her into an androgynous time-traveler in Orlando.

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Theophilus North

By: Thornton Wilder

Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Theophilus North, this beautiful new edition features Wilder's unpublished notes for the novel and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new

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Plain Speaking

By: Merle Miller

This candid biography was drawn from never-aired TV interviews filmed in early 1962 when former U.S. President Harry Truman was 77 and retired nine years.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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