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Wednesday August 14, 1974

US date format: 8/14/1974, UK date format: 14/8/1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tomer Sisley and Christopher Gorham. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace. In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits. Amazing Grace, directed by Stan Lathan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Capone Investment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Amazing Grace

Directed by: Stan Lathan

Starring: Moms Mabley, Slappy White, Rosalind Cash, Moses Gunn

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The Longest Yard

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter, Michael Conrad

Country: United States of America

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Harry and Tonto

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Art Carney, Ellen Burstyn, René Enríquez, Herbert Berghof

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Patthar Aur Payal

Directed by: Harmesh Malhotra

Starring: Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Vinod Khanna, Ajit

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11 Harrowhouse

Directed by: Aram Avakian

Starring: Candice Bergen, Charles Grodin, James Mason, Trevor Howard

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TV Series

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

The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

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Autoverleih Pistulla

Starring: Eva Brumby, Oliver Collignon, Robert Fitz, Imo Heite

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Dr. med. Mark Wedmann - Detektiv inbegriffen

London Bridge

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
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Facts:
  • Congress authorizes US citizens to own gold
  • Turkish army attacks Nicosia Cyprus
  • US President Gerald Ford signs legislation giving him the authority to legalize private ownership of gold.
  • 126 Turkish Cypriots are massacred in the villages of Maratha, Santalaris and Aloda.
  • Turkey invades for the second time in Cyprus, occupying 37% of the island's territory.

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Books

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

The Snare Of The Hunter

By: Helen MacInnes

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

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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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If Beale Street Could Talk

By: James Baldwin

In this honest and stunning novel, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice.

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The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace

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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

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

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games


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