Friday March 15, 1974

US date format: 3/15/1974, UK date format: 15/3/1974

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 15, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Loïc Féry and Grace Park. 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 In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Landline. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Elimination.
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The Sugarland Express

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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

Country: United States of America

The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Jack Clayton

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

Country: United States of America

Going Places

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

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

Country: United States of America

Shoot First, Die Later

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

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

Truck Stop Women

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 15, 1974?


    Holidays

  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
  • Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
  • For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

Seven Little Australians

Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

In One Era And Out The Other

By: Sam Levenson

The beloved humorist and author Sam Levenson finds that some of his old worldviews don’t fit the new one he now sees. Levenson’s grew up the youngest of eight children in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York.

Burr

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

Theophilus North

By: Thornton Wilder

Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Theophilus North, this beautiful new edition features Wilder's unpublished notes for the novel and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new

Management

By: Peter F. Drucker

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

Creative Divorce

By: Mel Krantzler

Divorce therapist Mel Krantzler approaches the subject of divorce from a unique perspective and offers an optimistic outlook and hopeful opportunities for personal growth to those struggling to recognize and renew

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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