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Tuesday 8 January 1974

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brian Roberson and Arjan Blaauw. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Joker by Steve Miller Band. In UK Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching How to Survive a Marriage. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spasim or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

How to Survive a Marriage

Written by: Anne Howard Bailey

Starring: Rosemary Prinz, Fran Brill, Joan Copeland, Jennifer Harmon

Country: United States

De vloek van Woestewolf

Starring: Henk van Ulsen, Henk Molenberg, Tabe Bas, John Lanting

Country: Netherlands

Upstairs, Downstairs

Starring: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

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The Adventures of Timothy Pilgrim

Starring: Joey Davidson, David Hemblen

Country: Canada

Gemeinderätin Schumann

Starring: Astrid Boner, Konrad Georg, Antje Hagen, Erich Hofer

Movies

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

Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason

Country: United States

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The Sting

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Pippi Longstocking

Directed by: Olle Hellbom

Starring: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pr Sundberg

Country: United States

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Magnum Force

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitch Ryan

Country: United States

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Sleeper

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 January
Facts:
  • Loch Ness Monster photographed
  • Silver hits record US$3.40 an ounce in New York.
  • Gold hits record US$126.50 an ounce in London, England.

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Books

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

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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Jaws

By: Peter Benchle

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Watership Down

By: Richard Adams

A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.Set

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The Best Of Life

By: David Scherman

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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

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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