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Monday 15 April 1974

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danny Pino and Marena Bencomo. In that special week of April people in US were listening to TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB. In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, 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 The Little Doctor. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Conversation

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield

Country: United States

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Foxy Brown

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Peter Brown

Country: United States

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Dark Star

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Brian Narelle

Country: United States

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The Sugarland Express

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks

Country: United States

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The Three Musketeers

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Little Doctor

Starring: Peer Schmidt, Erika Dannhoff, Max Mairich, Willy Leyrer

Now You See It

Starring: Jack Narz, Johnny Olson, Gene Wood

Country: United States

Valter brani Sarajevo

Starring: Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Ljubisa Samardzic, Neda Spasojevic, Dragomir 'Gidra' Bojanic

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Boy Dominic

Starring: Murray Dale, Hildegard Neil, Richard Todd, Brian Blessed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Written by: Daniel Hart, Alan Kwan, Tacita Morway, David Condon, Lisa Leombruni

Starring: Jay O. Sanders, Lance Lewman, Neil Ross, Craig Sechler

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1974 ?

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 78th Boston Marathon won by Neil Cusack of Ireland in 2:13:39.
  • Military coup in Niger, President Diori Hamani deposed.

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What news were making the headlines those days in April 1974?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nixon's Tax Scandal -- Apr. 15, 1974
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8378
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Worldwide Inflation -- Apr. 8, 1974


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

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 Secret Life Of Plants

By: Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird

The world of plants and its relation to mankind as revealed by the latest scientific discoveries. "Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore."--Newsweek

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By: Peter F. Drucker

The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

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The Turquoise Mask

By: Phyllis A. Whitney

Amanda Austin is convinced that the secret of her past is buried deep in her memory, and now she has an opportunity to put her theory to the test

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game


Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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