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Monday December 9, 1974

US date format: 12/9/1974, UK date format: 9/12/1974

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 9, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Canibus and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. 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. Jacob the Liar, directed by Frank Beyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 9 December 1974

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Movies

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

Jacob the Liar

Directed by: Frank Beyer

Starring: Vlastimil Brodský, Erwin Geschonneck, Henry Hübchen, Blanche Kommerell

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Young Frankenstein

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle

Country: United States

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The Front Page

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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The Yakuza

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Ken Takakura, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman

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The Towering Inferno

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, William Holden, Faye Dunaway

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

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Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

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Otpisani

Starring: Dragan Nikolic, Vojislav Brajovic, Stevo Zigon, Bozidar Pavicevic-Longa

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Roberto Carlos Especial

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 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.

Sport Games on 9 December 1974

NFL
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  • Washington Redskins - Los Angeles Rams : 23 - 17
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 09, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

All Things Bright And Beautiful

By: James Herriot

Two years ago when we published James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, we called it a "miracle between covers." In the first major review of the book, Alfred Ames said:

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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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Cavett

By: Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield

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Harlequin

By: Morris West

Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games


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