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Saturday 6 April 1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carla Peterson and Camilla Dallerup. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede. In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. Truck Turner, directed by Jonathan Kaplan, 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 The Zoo Gang. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Spasim.
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Movies

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

Truck Turner

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Isaac Hayes, Yaphet Kotto, Alan Weeks, Annazette Chase

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Caged Heat

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Juanita Brown, Erica Gavin, Roberta Collins, Ella Reid

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The Conversation

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest

Country: United States

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Our Time

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Pamela Sue Martin, Betsy Slade, Parker Stevenson, George O'Hanlon Jr.

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The Night Porter

Directed by: Liliana Cavani

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy, Gabriele Ferzetti

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Kli-Kla-Klawitter

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
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Facts:
  • 200,000 attend rock concert California Jam
  • Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Earl Anthony 11 / 16
  • Yankees 1st home game at Shea Stadium, beat Indians 6-1
  • ABBA win the 19th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton with Waterloo.
  • April 6

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

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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