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Sunday October 6, 1974

US date format: 10/6/1974, UK date format: 6/10/1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 6, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Sisto and Walter Centeno. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton-John. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The Odessa File, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The War Between The Tates by Alison Lurie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kolchak: The Night Stalker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 6 October 1974

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Movies

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

The Odessa File

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Jon Voight, Maximilian Schell, Maria Schell, Mary Tamm

Country: United States

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Airport 1975

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

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A Woman Under the Influence

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Country: United States

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Black Christmas

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Country: United States

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The Cars That Ate Paris

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Terry Camilleri, John Meillon, Kevin Miles, Rick Scully

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TV Series

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

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Written by: Jeffrey Grant Rice

Starring: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Country: United States

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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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Pobol y Cwm

Starring: Gwenfair Vaughan, Rhys Parry Jones, Beth Robert, Dewi Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Flash Nick from Jindavick

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeremy Sisto: American actor producer and screenwriter.
  • Walter Centeno: Costa Rican footballer and manager.
  • Kenny Jonsson: Angelholm, Sweden -- NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, New York Islander).
  • Brian Kelly: Mission Viejo, California -- Soccer midfielder (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Kenny Jönsson: Swedish ice hockey player and coach.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Mack & Mabel, opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 66 performances
  • Carole Jo Skala wins LPGA Sacramento Union Ladies Golf Classic

Sport Games on 6 October 1974

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New York Giants : 14 - 7
  • Baltimore Colts - New England Patriots : 3 - 42
  • Buffalo Bills - Green Bay Packers : 27 - 7
  • Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 17 - 14
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 06, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The War Between The Tates

By: Alison Lurie

When a wife reaches her breaking point and her husband begins an ill-advised affair, civil war breaks out within their family Erica Tate wouldn’t mind getting up in the morning if

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The House Of A Thousand Lanterns

By: Victoria Holt

Her fascination with Chinese art and her marriage to an older man lead Jane Lindsay to Hong Kong and the treasure-laden House of a Thousand Lanterns

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More Joy

By: Alex Comfort

The book that revolutionized America's thinking on sex is back to meet the needs of the '80s. Dr. Comfort has revised and updated his classic to provide current, caring advice plus important information on health risks of this decade.

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The Rhinemann Exchange

By: Robert Ludlum

Autumn 1943. American agent David Spaulding is among the global espionage elite who have converged on Buenos Aires. His top-secret mission can bring World War II to an explosive end.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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