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Friday 8 February 1974

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Seth Green and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love's Theme by Love Unlimited Orchestra. In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits. From Beyond the Grave, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1974

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Movies

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

From Beyond the Grave

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Peter Cushing, Ian Bannen, Ian Carmichael, Diana Dors

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All Screwed Up

Directed by: Lina Wertmüller

Starring: Luigi Diberti, Lina Polito, Nino Bignamini, Sara Rapisarda

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Thieves Like Us

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, John Schuck, Bert Remsen

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Herbie Rides Again

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Helen Hayes, Ken Berry, Stefanie Powers, John McIntire

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Blazing Saddles

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

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Seven Little Australians

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Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

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U registraturi

Starring: Ugljesa Kojadinovic, Fabijan Sovagovic, Rade Serbedzija, Ljubica Jovic

Bagpuss

Written by: Oliver Postgate, Peter Firmin

Starring: Oliver Postgate, Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Good Times, debuts on CBS TV
  • Soap opera Secret Storm ends a 20 year run
  • Seth Green is born; American actor (Austin Powers movies, voice of Chris, Griffin in Family Guy), creator of Robot Chicken TV series.
  • Military coup in Upper Volta.
  • After 84 days in space, the crew of Skylab 4, the last crew to visit American space station Skylab, returns to Earth.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1974 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Love's Theme - Love Unlimited Orchestra
  2. Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
  3. Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
  4. Byron MacGregor - Americans
  5. Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do) - Aretha Franklin
  6. Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
  7. Spiders & Snakes - Jim Stafford
  8. Al Wilson - Show And Tell
  9. Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
  10. Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Tiger Feet - Mud
  2. Teenage Rampage - The Sweet
  3. Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive
  4. Andy Williams - Solitaire
  5. The Man Who Sold The World - Lulu

Books

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

The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

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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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The Joy Of Sex

By: Alex Comfort

Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

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Beulah Land

By: Lonnie Coleman

Superb condition VG+ fine on the jacket and book, fantastic especially considering its a book club edition.

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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

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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