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Monday 6 May 1974

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. 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 The Partners by Louis Auchincloss 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 Spasim.
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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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Zandy's Bride

Directed by: Jan Troell

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

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Daisy Miller

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cybill Shepherd, Barry Brown, Cloris Leachman, Mildred Natwick

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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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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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The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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