Sunday January 06, 1974, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/1974, UK date format: 6/1/1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Romain Sardou and Paolo Camossi. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce. In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Bread and Chocolate, directed by Franco Brusati, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Don Blech und der goldene Junker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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Events

  • CBS Mystery Theater, premieres on radio
  • England begins three-day work week during mine strike.
  • In response to the 1973 energy crisis, daylight saving time commences nearly four months early in the United States.

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Movies

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Bread and Chocolate

Bread and Chocolate

Directed by: Franco Brusati

Starring: Nino Manfredi, Anna Karina, Paolo Turco, Ugo D'Alessio

The Paper Chase

The Paper Chase

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, John Houseman, Graham Beckel

Country: United States of America

The Way We Were

The Way We Were

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman, Lois Chiles

Country: United States of America

Two Men in Town

Two Men in Town

Directed by: José Giovanni

Starring: Alain Delon, Jean Gabin, Mimsy Farmer, Victor Lanoux

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Directed by: Hall Bartlett

Starring: James Franciscus, Juliet Mills, Philip Ahn, David Ladd

TV Series

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Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Seven Little Australians

Seven Little Australians

Within These Walls

Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

Albert & Herbert

Albert & Herbert

Emil i Lönneberga

Emil i Lönneberga

Days to next January 06

If January 06, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 8 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene

The Honorary Consul

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In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

The Best Of Life by David Scherman

The Best Of Life

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1973, Large Hardcover book, beautiful photos including Marilyn Monroe photographed by Richard Avedon as different women through the ages, 303 pages

Postern Of Fate by Agatha Christie

Postern Of Fate

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Tommy and Tuppence Beresford return in Agatha Christie’s classic Postern of Fate, to investigate a deadly poisoning sixty years after the fact.Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village.

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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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.

The Salamander by Morris L. West

The Salamander

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Slight signs of wear!

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport


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