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Wednesday May 15, 1974

US date format: 5/15/1974, UK date format: 15/5/1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 15, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ahmet Zappa and A J Hinch in Wavely. In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Streak by Ray Stevens. In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits. Welcome to Arrow Beach, directed by Laurence Harvey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Old Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Rebound.
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What the sky looked like on 15 May 1974

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Movies

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

Welcome to Arrow Beach

Directed by: Laurence Harvey

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Joanna Pettet, Stuart Whitman, John Ireland

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Dial M for Murder

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Country: United States

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis, Catherine Bach

Country: United States

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Lancelot of the Lake

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Luc Simon, Laura Duke Condominas, Humbert Balsan, Vladimir Antolek-Oresek

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Arabian Nights

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Franco Merli, Tessa Bouché

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

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The Zoo Gang

Directed by: John Watson

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Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

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Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

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Van Oekel's Discohoek

Starring: Dolf Brouwers, Jaap Bar, IJf Blokker, Gerard Schiering

Country: Netherlands

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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Facts:
  • Walter Scheel succeeds Heinemann as president of Germany.
  • Ma'alot massacre: In an Arab terrorist attack and hostage taking at an Israeli school, a total of 31 people are killed, including 22 schoolchildren.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 15, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Watership Down

By: Richard Adams

A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.Set

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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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Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red

By: Harry Kemelman

Rabbi Small encounters militant activists, anarchists, and a mad bomber on a college campus in this New York Times bestseller Once again, Rabbi Small finds himself looking for solace outside the confines

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The Partners

By: Louis Auchincloss

Louis Auchincloss is writing here at the top of his remarkable powers as an observer of contemporary America. The Partners is a group portrait of men - and women in what

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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

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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