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Monday May 6, 1974

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bernard Barmasai and Daniela Bártová. In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk. In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits. Dial M for Murder, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Old Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Tank.
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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1974

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Movies

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

Dial M for Murder

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Country: United States

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis, Catherine Bach

Country: United States

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Lancelot of the Lake

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Luc Simon, Laura Duke Condominas, Humbert Balsan, Vladimir Antolek-Oresek

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Arabian Nights

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Franco Merli, Tessa Bouché

Country: United States

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Zandy's Bride

Directed by: Jan Troell

Starring: Gene Hackman, Liv Ullmann, Eileen Heckart, Susan Tyrrell

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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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Applause, Applause

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
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Facts:
  • Bundy victim Roberta Parks disappears from OSU, Corvallis, Ore
  • Stolen Guitar Player painting by Jan Vermeer found in London
  • W German chancellor W Brandt resigns
  • Roberta Parks disappears from Oregon State University, Corvallis Oregon (Ted Bundy victim).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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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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Management

By: Peter F. Drucker

The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

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Burr

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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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

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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