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Thursday September 12, 1974

US date format: 9/12/1974, UK date format: 12/9/1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 12, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Caroline Aigle and Fanny Chiarello. 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. Dunderklumpen!, directed by Per Åhlin, 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 Qwak! or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 September 1974

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Movies

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

Dunderklumpen!

Directed by: Per Åhlin

Starring: Beppe Wolgers, Jens Wolgers, Halvar Björk, Håkan Serner

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The Murri Affair

Directed by: Mauro Bolognini

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Tina Aumont

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Juggernaut

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Richard Harris, Omar Sharif, David Hemmings, Anthony Hopkins

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Ajanabee

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Prem Chopra, Asrani

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Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

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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The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

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Dr. Zonk and the Zunkins

Cloud Burst

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 September 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
  • Cape Verde - National Day
  • Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
  • RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Coup overthrows Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia (National Day)
  • Jeff Skunk Baxter joins Doobie Brothers
  • Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, 'Messiah' of the Rastafari movement, is deposed following a military coup by the Derg, ending a reign of 58 years.
  • Juventude Africana Amilcar Cabral is founded in Guinea-Bissau.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 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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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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The House Of A Thousand Lanterns

By: Victoria Holt

Her fascination with Chinese art and her marriage to an older man lead Jane Lindsay to Hong Kong and the treasure-laden House of a Thousand Lanterns

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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

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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