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Wednesday 11 September 1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lucian Sahetapy and DeLisha Milton-Jones. In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Shot The Sheriff by Eric Clapton. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Turkish Delight, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Microbes and Men. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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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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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The Texas Wheelers

Written by: Dale McRaven

Starring: Jack Elam, Gary Busey, Mark Hamill, Karen Obediear

Country: United States

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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Movies

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

Turkish Delight

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman

Country: United States

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The Longest Yard

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter

Country: United States

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber

Country: United States

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The Way of the Dragon

Directed by: Bruce Lee

Starring: Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Nora Miao

Country: United States

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Flesh Gordon

Directed by: Michael Benveniste

Starring: Jason Williams, Suzanne Fields, Joseph Hudgins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 September 1974 ?

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Facts:
  • Cards beat Mets, 4-3, in 25 (7h4m), record 202 plate appearances, Felix Milan and John Milner come to bat 12 times each
  • Eastern Air Lines Flight 212 crashes in Charlotte, North Carolina, killing 69 passengers and two crew.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1974?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Economy -- Sep. 9, 1974
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8399
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nelson Rockefeller -- Sep. 2, 1974

Books

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

The Honorary Consul

By: Graham Greene

In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

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Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top of the bestseller lists.

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The Hollow Hills

By: Mary Stewart

Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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Postern Of Fate

By: Agatha Christie

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford return in Agatha Christie’s classic Postern of Fate, to investigate a deadly poisoning sixty years after the fact.Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village.

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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

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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