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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 Cosell by Howard Cosell 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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La ligne de démarcation

Directed by: Jacques Ertaud

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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

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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

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Cosell

By: Howard Cosell

book club edition, slightly cocked

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Nickel Mountain

By: John Gardner

John Gardner's most poignant novel of improbable love.At the heart of John Gardner's Nickel Mountain is an uncommon love story: when at 42, the obese, anxious and gentle Henry Soames marries

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The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

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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 ?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

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

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


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