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Sunday 16 June 1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexandre Astier and Luis Pérez Rodríguez. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods. In UK The Streak by Ray Stevens was in the top 5 hits. Where the Red Fern Grows, directed by Norman Tokar, 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 Van Oekel's Discohoek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rebound or Qwak!.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Where the Red Fern Grows

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Jack Ging

Country: United States

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Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston

Country: United States

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Uptown Saturday Night

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte

Country: United States

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The Parallax View

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels

Country: United States

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My Name is Nobody

Directed by: Tonino Valerii

Starring: Terence Hill, Henry Fonda, Jean Martin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Van Oekel's Discohoek

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

Country: Netherlands

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1974 ?

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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  • 74th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 287 at Winged Foot Golf Club - New York
  • Homer Simpson and Marge Bouvier wed

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Kissinger -- June 10, 1974
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8386
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Reggie Jackson -- June 3, 1974


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

The Snare Of The Hunter

By: Helen MacInnes

Irina Kusak’s recently divorced husband, Jiri Hrádek, is a high-ranking official in the Czechoslovakian secret police: cruel, ambitious, utterly ruthless.

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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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Times To Remember

By: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game


Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game



Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

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