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Wednesday 5 June 1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chad Allen and Scott Draper. 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 Thirty-Four East by Alfred Coppel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Thick as Thieves. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Spasim.
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Movies

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

Chinatown

Directed by: Roman Polanski

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

Country: United States

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The Parallax View

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

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

Country: United States

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Uptown Saturday Night

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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

Country: United States

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The Terminal Man

Directed by: Mike Hodges

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

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Bootleggers

Directed by: Charles B. Pierce

Starring: Paul Koslo, Dennis Fimple, Slim Pickens, Jaclyn Smith

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TV Series

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

Thick as Thieves

Directed by: Unavailable

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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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The Ronnie Prophet Show

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Feast of Saint Boniface.
  • Seychelles - Liberation Day.
  • National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
  • World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
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Books

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

Thirty-Four East

By: Alfred Coppel

Author of "The Caine Mutiny and The Day of the Jackal now comes out with this New Novel. Colin Forbes Writes: For sheer driving power, irresisble momenum and mounting tension, this

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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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Cashelmara

By: Susan Howatch

The rich and mighty saga of a wealthy and titled English family in Ireland during the 19th century.

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The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace

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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

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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