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Tuesday October 15, 1974

US date format: 10/15/1974, UK date format: 15/10/1974

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 15, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bianca Rinaldi and Petra Schweers. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Nothing From Nothing by Billy Preston. In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Cavett by Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Tank.
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What the sky looked like on 15 October 1974

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Movies

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

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge

Country: United States

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Phantom of the Paradise

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, Gerrit Graham

Country: United States

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The Working Girls

Directed by: Stephanie Rothman

Starring: Sarah Kennedy, Laurie Rose, Mark Thomas, Lynne Guthrie

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Seytan

Directed by: Metin Erksan

Starring: Canan Perver, Cihan Ünal, Meral Taygun, Agah Hün

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Vincent, François, Paul and the Others

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Yves Montand, Michel Piccoli, Serge Reggiani, Gérard Depardieu

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TV Series

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

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

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Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Written by: Jeffrey Grant Rice

Starring: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Country: United States

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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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The Complete Victor Borge

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Paul J Flory (macro molecules)
  • Washington Capitals 1st NHL tie, playing LA Kings to 1-1 tie
  • National Guard mobilizes to restore order in Boston school bussing.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 15, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Cavett

By: Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield

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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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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