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Monday 9 December 1974

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Canibus and Aloisio. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas. In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Young Frankenstein, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Münchner Geschichten. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rebound or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Young Frankenstein

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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The Towering Inferno

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, William Holden

Country: United States

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Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Mia Bendixsen

Country: United States

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Murder on the Orient Express

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

No, Honestly

Starring: John Alderton, Pauline Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Microbes and Men

Starring: Frank Gillard, Arthur Lowe, Antonia Pemberton, James Grout

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 1974 ?

  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dow Jones index hits 570.01
  • Jack Brisco beats Giant Baba in Tokyo, to become NWA wrestling champ
  • Johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail.
  • The Paris summit, reuniting the European communities' heads of state and government, commences.

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Sport Games on 9 December 1974

American Football
  • Washington Redskins - Los Angeles Rams : 23 - 17
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1974?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Recession -- Dec. 9, 1974
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8412
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Yitzhak Rabin -- Dec. 2, 1974


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

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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Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

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The Rhinemann Exchange

By: Robert Ludlum

Autumn 1943. American agent David Spaulding is among the global espionage elite who have converged on Buenos Aires. His top-secret mission can bring World War II to an explosive end.

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By: Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

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: sport

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

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