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Saturday 10 August 1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include JM Logan and Miro Simonovic. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack. In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits. Harry and Tonto, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Cashelmara by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Thick as Thieves. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Harry and Tonto

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Art Carney, Ellen Burstyn, René Enríquez, Herbert Berghof

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Patthar Aur Payal

Directed by: Harmesh Malhotra

Starring: Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Vinod Khanna, Ajit

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11 Harrowhouse

Directed by: Aram Avakian

Starring: Candice Bergen, Charles Grodin, James Mason, Trevor Howard

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The Black Godfather

Directed by: John Evans

Starring: Rod Perry, Damu King, Don Chastain, Diane Sommerfield

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Gig Young

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Thick as Thieves

Directed by: Unavailable

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Rush

Starring: John Waters, Max Meldrum, Alain Doutey, Vincent Ball

Country: Australia

Barney Miller

Written by: Danny Arnold, Theodore J. Flicker

Starring: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Steve Landesberg

Country: United States

Der Herr Kottnik

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ivor Dean: British actor (Theatre of Death), dies at 57.
Facts:
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Colgate-European American Golf Open

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Books

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

Cashelmara

By: Susan Howatch

The rich and mighty saga of a wealthy and titled English family in Ireland during the 19th century.

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If Beale Street Could Talk

By: James Baldwin

In this honest and stunning novel, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice.

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The Wall Street Gang

By: Richard Ney

THE WALL STREET GANG, IN WHICH IT IS SHOWN THAT IF YOU SCRAP TRADITIONAL APPROACHES TO THE MARKET AND ATTACK THE FINANCIAL CONSPIRACY WITH ITS OWN WEAPONS, YOU CAN BEAT STOCK

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Widow

By: Lynn Caine

Courageous and inspiring true story of a woman suddenly a widow struggling with the grief, pain, the uncertainity and chaos of widowhood.

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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

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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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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