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Sunday 8 September 1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Susanna Bonfiglio and Amani Toomer. In that special week of September people in US were listening to (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Turkish Delight, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The House Of A Thousand Lanterns by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spasim or Spasim.
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 ?

The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs

Starring: David Jason, David Webb, Noel Coleman, Michael Stainton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Rockford Files

Written by: Stephen J. Cannell, Roy Huggins

Starring: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos

Country: United States

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Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Written by: Jeffrey Grant Rice

Starring: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Country: United States

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Porridge

Starring: Ronnie Barker, Brian Wilde, Fulton Mackay, Richard Beckinsale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Soldier and Me

Starring: Richard Willis, Gerry Sundquist, Constantine Gregory, Richard Ireson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Turkish Delight

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman

Country: United States

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The Longest Yard

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter

Country: United States

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber

Country: United States

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The Way of the Dragon

Directed by: Bruce Lee

Starring: Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Nora Miao

Country: United States

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Flesh Gordon

Directed by: Michael Benveniste

Starring: Jason Williams, Suzanne Fields, Joseph Hudgins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 September 1974 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Cox: Last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79.
Facts:
  • 88th US Womens Tennis: Billie J King beats Evonne Goolagong (36 63 75)
  • 94th US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ken Rosewall (61 60 61)
  • Ian Thompson wins marathon (2:13:18.8)
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
  • President Gerald Ford pardons former President R Nixon of all federal crimes

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Books

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

The House Of A Thousand Lanterns

By: Victoria Holt

The House of a Thousands Lanterns

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carre

Featuring George Smiley, this New York Times bestseller is the first installment in John le Carré’s acclaimed Karla Trilogy. From the author of A Delicate Truth and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.

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The Woman He Loved

By: Ralph G. Martin

Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972

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The War Between The Tates

By: Alison Lurie

When a wife reaches her breaking point and her husband begins an ill-advised affair, civil war breaks out within their family Erica Tate wouldn’t mind getting up in the morning if

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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

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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