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Friday 8 March 1974

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Agathe Lecaron and Steve Sarkisian. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks. In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Theophilus North by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nova. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Maze War.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Blazing Saddles

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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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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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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U registraturi

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

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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Divlje godine

Starring: Vasa Filipov, Ivica Nikasinovic, Jovica Bavin, Bogdan Radic

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1974 ?

  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
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Famous Deaths:
  • Charles the Gaulle Airport opens in Paris
  • Charles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris, France.

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

Theophilus North

By: Thornton Wilder

Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Theophilus North, this beautiful new edition features Wilder's unpublished notes for the novel and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new

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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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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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The First Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari


Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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