Wednesday March 13, 1974

US date format: 3/13/1974, UK date format: 13/3/1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 13, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Thomas Enqvist and Corinna Broiz in Garberville. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks. In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits. The Sugarland Express, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Plain Speaking by Merle Miller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Landline. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Spasim.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Charles de Gaulle Airport opens near Paris, France.

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Movies

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The Sugarland Express

The Sugarland Express

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks, William Atherton

Country: United States of America

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern, Karen Black

Country: United States of America

Going Places

Going Places

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Patrick Dewaere, Miou-Miou, Jeanne Moreau

Country: United States of America

Shoot First, Die Later

Shoot First, Die Later

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

Starring: Luc Merenda, Richard Conte, Delia Boccardo, Raymond Pellegrin

Truck Stop Women

Truck Stop Women

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Claudia Jennings, Lieux Dressler, John Martino, Paul Carr

TV Series

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Landline

Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

Seven Little Australians

Seven Little Australians

Within These Walls

Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

Days to next March 13

If March 13, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 6 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 15 days.
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Books

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Plain Speaking by Merle Miller

Plain Speaking

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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.

The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The First Deadly Sin

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In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven

I Heard The Owl Call My Name

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Amid the grandeur of the remote Pacific Northwest stands Kingcome, a village so ancient that, according to Kwakiutl myth, it was founded by the two brothers left

Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury

Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

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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.

The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes

The Snare Of The Hunter

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A young woman who has escaped from Czechoslovakia in an attempt to find her father, a Nobel Prize nominee, discovers that she is the object of a deadly hunt

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

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport


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