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Sunday 6 January 1974, Epiphany

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Juan Roque and Marcus Crandell. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce. In UK Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, 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 How to Survive a Marriage. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

How to Survive a Marriage

Written by: Anne Howard Bailey

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

Country: United States

The Troy Cory Evening Show

Starring: Vic Dunlop

Country: United States

All About You

Starring: Louise McNamara

Country: United States

The Letter People

Starring: Allan Trautman, Joneal Joplin

Country: United States

Bicentennial Minutes

Starring: Patrick Macnee, Jessica Tandy

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason

Country: United States

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Magnum Force

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitch Ryan

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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Sleeper

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1974 ?

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
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
Famous Birthdays:
  • Juan Roque: tackle (Detroit Lions).
  • Marcus Crandell: Canadian Football League quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos).
  • Paolo Camossi: Italian champion of the indoor triple jump 3/09/2001, winning the World Gold Medal.
  • Romain Sardou: French novelist, the son of the famous French singer and songwriter Michel Sardou.
  • Daniel Cordone: Argentinian footballer.
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Facts:
  • 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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Books

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

The Honorary Consul

By: Graham Greene

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.

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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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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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Postern Of Fate

By: Agatha Christie

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.

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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

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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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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