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Saturday 11 May 1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Benoît Magimel and Nicolas Troussel. In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk. In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. Dirty Mary Crazy Larry, directed by John Hough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while You And Me Babe by Chuck Barris was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Directed by: John Hough

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan George, Adam Roarke

Country: United States

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Going Places

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Grard Depardieu, Patrick Dewaere, Miou-Miou

Country: United States

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The Lord's of Flatbush

Directed by: Martin Davidson

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Henry Winkler, Perry King

Country: United States

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Sanshiro Sugata

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Denjir kchi, Susumu Fujita, Yukiko Todoroki

Country: United States

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The Conversation

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Little Doctor

Starring: Peer Schmidt, Erika Dannhoff, Max Mairich, Willy Leyrer

Now You See It

Starring: Jack Narz, Johnny Olson, Gene Wood

Country: United States

Valter brani Sarajevo

Starring: Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Ljubisa Samardzic, Neda Spasojevic, Dragomir 'Gidra' Bojanic

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Boy Dominic

Starring: Murray Dale, Hildegard Neil, Richard Todd, Brian Blessed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Written by: Daniel Hart, Alan Kwan, Tacita Morway, David Condon, Lisa Leombruni

Starring: Jay O. Sanders, Lance Lewman, Neil Ross, Craig Sechler

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 May 1974 ?

  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
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  • Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Frank Sinatra hits #83
  • Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield hits #7

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

You And Me Babe

By: Chuck Barris

Published to acclaim in 1974—and substantially rewritten and expanded in this new edition—You and Me, Babe was the New York Times best-seller that launched Chuck Barris's career as a top-selling author.

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The Other Side Of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

THE MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT START HERE!In Paris...Washington...and a fabulous villa in Greece, an innocent American girl becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal.

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The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace


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Plain Speaking

By: Merle Miller

This candid biography was drawn from never-aired TV interviews filmed in early 1962 when former U.S. President Harry Truman was 77 and retired nine years.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari



Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game


Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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