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Wednesday 7 August 1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Buckey and Philippe De Rouville. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Autoverleih Pistulla. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spasim or Maze War.
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TV Series

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

Autoverleih Pistulla

Starring: Eva Brumby, Oliver Collignon, Robert Fitz, Imo Heite

Soldier and Me

Starring: Richard Willis, Gerry Sundquist, Constantine Gregory, Richard Ireson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Van Oekel's Discohoek

Starring: Dolf Brouwers, Jaap Bar, IJf Blokker, Gerard Schiering

Country: Netherlands

The Little Doctor

Starring: Peer Schmidt, Erika Dannhoff, Max Mairich, Willy Leyrer

Now You See It

Starring: Jack Narz, Johnny Olson, Gene Wood

Country: United States

Movies

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

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber

Country: United States

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The Way of the Dragon

Directed by: Bruce Lee

Starring: Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Nora Miao

Country: United States

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Flesh Gordon

Directed by: Michael Benveniste

Starring: Jason Williams, Suzanne Fields, Joseph Hudgins

Country: United States

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Gone in 60 Seconds

Directed by: H.B. Halicki

Starring: H.B. Halicki, Marion Busia, Jerry Daugirda

Country: United States

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Death Wish

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 August 1974 ?

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Facts:
  • Actress Faye Dunaway weds Peter Wolf of J Geils Band
  • Philippe Petit performs a high wire act between the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, 1,368 feet (417.0 metres) in the air.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1974?

  • Time: The Vote to Impeach. House Judiciary Committee chairman Congressman Peter Rodino
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8394
  • Esquire

Books

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

The Memory Book

By: Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carre

Featuring George Smiley, this New York Times bestseller is the first installment in John le Carré’s acclaimed Karla Trilogy. From the author of A Delicate Truth and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.

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The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace

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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 ?

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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