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Sunday January 6, 1974, Epiphany

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

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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 Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Bread and Chocolate, directed by Franco Brusati, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson 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 Elimination or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 6 January 1974

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Movies

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

Bread and Chocolate

Directed by: Franco Brusati

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

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The Paper Chase

Directed by: James Bridges

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

Country: United States

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The Way We Were

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

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

Country: United States

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Two Men in Town

Directed by: José Giovanni

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

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Directed by: Hall Bartlett

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

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TV Series

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

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

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Seven Little Australians

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Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

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Albert & Herbert

Emil i Lönneberga

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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
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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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 06, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Portrait Of A Marriage

By: Nigel Nicolson

Vita Sackville-West, novelist, poet, and biographer, is best known as the friend of Virginia Woolf, who transformed her into an androgynous time-traveler in Orlando.

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The First Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

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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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Alistair Cooke'S America

By: Alistair Cooke

As the United States adjusts to its role as sole superpower in a world of shifting allegiances, it has never been more important to understand what makes the country work.

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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

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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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