Saturday August 10, 1974

US date format: 8/10/1974, UK date format: 10/8/1974

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on August 10, 1974, here's what our experts found out: it was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 10, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. 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. The Longest Yard, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1974 while If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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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.
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Events

  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Colgate-European American Golf Open

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Famous Deaths

  • British actor (Theatre of Death), dies...

Movies

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The Longest Yard

The Longest Yard

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter, Michael Conrad

Country: United States of America

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Harry and Tonto

Harry and Tonto

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

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

Patthar Aur Payal

Patthar Aur Payal

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Harmesh Malhotra

Starring: Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Vinod Khanna, Ajit

11 Harrowhouse

11 Harrowhouse

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Aram Avakian

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

The Black Godfather

The Black Godfather

Release year: 1974

Directed by: John Evans

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

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

If Beale Street Could Talk

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

Burr by Gore Vidal

Burr

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Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book

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Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

The Wall Street Gang by Richard Ney

The Wall Street Gang

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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

The Fan Club by Irving Wallace

The Fan Club

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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

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 10, 1974?

On August 10, 1974 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is August 10, 1974?

On August 10, 1974 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 10, 1974?

On August 10, 1974 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 10, 1974?

On August 10, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 10, 1974?

On August 10, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 10, 1974?

On August 10, 1974 several famous people were born including, JM Logan, Miro Simonovic, Walt Harris.

Which famous people died on August 10, 1974?

Famous people died on August 10, 1974 include, Ivor Dean.

What was the number one song in August 10, 1974?

The number one song in the week of August 10, 1974 was Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack in US and When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees in UK.

What were the top hits on August 10, 1974?

The top hits on August 10, 1974 were Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack, The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace, Annie's Song by John Denver in US and When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees, Rock Your Baby by George McCrae, You Make Me Feel Brand New by The Stylistics in UK.