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Sunday May 5, 1974

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

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 5, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Thévenoud and Shaun McKnight. 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 Fan Club by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Old Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 5 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 5 May 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
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Facts:
  • Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 05, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace

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The Snare Of The Hunter

By: Helen MacInnes

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

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Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top of the bestseller lists.

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Watership Down

By: Richard Adams

A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.Set

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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

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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