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Saturday 8 June 1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gabe Northern and Pål Fagernes. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Band On The Run by Paul McCartney. In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits. The Parallax View, directed by Alan J. Pakula, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Van Oekel's Discohoek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! 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 in the last months ?

Now You See It

Starring: Jack Narz, Johnny Olson, Gene Wood

Country: United States

Boy Dominic

Starring: Murray Dale, Hildegard Neil, Richard Todd, Brian Blessed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Nova

Written by: Daniel Hart, Alan Kwan, Tacita Morway, David Condon, Lisa Leombruni

Starring: Jay O. Sanders, Lance Lewman, Neil Ross, Craig Sechler

Country: United States

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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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Carrie's War

Starring: Juliet Waley, Andrew Tinney, Tim Coward, Aubrey Richards

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Parallax View

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels

Country: United States

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Thriller: A Cruel Picture

Directed by: Alex Fridolinski

Starring: Christina Lindberg, Heinz Hopf, Despina Tomazani

Country: United States

My Name is Nobody

Directed by: Tonino Valerii

Starring: Terence Hill, Henry Fonda, Jean Martin

Country: United States

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis

Country: United States

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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Directed by: John Hough

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan George, Adam Roarke

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
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Facts:
  • 106th Belmont: Miguel Rivera aboard Little Current wins in 2:29.2
  • US and Saudi Arabia sign military-economic contract
  • Keyboardist Rick Wakeman quits the rock group Yes.

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Books

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

The Honorary Consul

By: Graham Greene

In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

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Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top of the bestseller lists.

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The Hollow Hills

By: Mary Stewart

Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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Postern Of Fate

By: Agatha Christie

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford return in Agatha Christie’s classic Postern of Fate, to investigate a deadly poisoning sixty years after the fact.Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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