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Sunday 12 May 1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tiffany Stoker in Clovis and Anna Ozolins. In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk. In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes 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 Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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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Nova

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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Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 28th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee Bucks, 4 games to 3.
  • Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA American Defender-Raleigh Golf Classic.

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Books

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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Management

By: Peter F. Drucker

The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

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Burr

By: Gore Vidal

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

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The Partners

By: Louis Auchincloss

Louis Auchincloss is writing here at the top of his remarkable powers as an observer of contemporary America. The Partners is a group portrait of men - and women in what

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Maze War

Maze War

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

Genre: First-person shooter

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Maze War

Maze War

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

Genre: First-person shooter


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