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Saturday 12 October 1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 12, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kate Beahan and Rachyl Hoskins. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton-John. In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. Vincent, François, Paul and the Others, directed by Claude Sautet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kolchak: The Night Stalker. 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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What the sky looked like on 12 October 1974

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Movies

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

Vincent, François, Paul and the Others

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Yves Montand, Michel Piccoli, Serge Reggiani, Gérard Depardieu

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Stardust

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: David Essex, Adam Faith, Larry Hagman, Ines Des Longchamps

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The Odessa File

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Jon Voight, Maximilian Schell, Maria Schell, Mary Tamm

Country: United States

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Roti Kapada Aur Makaan

Directed by: Manoj Kumar

Starring: Manoj Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Zeenat Aman, Moushumi Chatterjee

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Airport 1975

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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Weekend

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Facts:
  • 1st time Washington Capitals are shutout as they are beat 6-0 by Minnesota

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 12, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Woman He Loved

By: Ralph G. Martin

Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972

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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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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

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

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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