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Sunday 13 October 1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cédric Yo'Grid and Anthony Carbone. 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. A Woman Under the Influence, directed by John Cassavetes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching No, Honestly. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Spasim.
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Movies

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

A Woman Under the Influence

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper

Country: United States

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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Brigitte Mira, El Hedi ben Salem, Barbara Valentin

Country: United States

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Female Trouble

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce

Country: United States

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 13 October 1974

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TV Series

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

No, Honestly

Starring: John Alderton, Pauline Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Zatôichi monogatari

Starring: Shintarô Katsu

Country: Japan

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Uchû senkan Yamato

Written by: Leiji Matsumoto, Yoshinobu Nishizaki

Starring: Kei Tomiyama, Gorô Naya, Shûsei Nakamura, Yôko Asagami

Country: Japan

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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 Rockford Files

Written by: Stephen J. Cannell, Roy Huggins

Starring: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ed Sullivan: TV host ( Show, Toast of the Town), dies at 73.

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Sport Games on 13 October 1974

NFL
American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Baltimore Colts : 27 - 14
  • Chicago Bears - Atlanta Falcons : 10 - 13
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 34 - 24
  • Dallas Cowboys - St. Louis Cardinals : 28 - 31
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Books

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

The Memory Book

By: Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

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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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A Bridge Too Far

By: Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

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The War Between The Tates

By: Alison Lurie

When a wife reaches her breaking point and her husband begins an ill-advised affair, civil war breaks out within their family Erica Tate wouldn’t mind getting up in the morning if

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

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

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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