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Sunday June 16, 1974

US date format: 6/16/1974, UK date format: 16/6/1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 16, 1974). 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. For Pete's Sake, directed by Peter Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Working by Studs Terkel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Old Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 June 1974

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Movies

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

For Pete's Sake

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Michael Sarrazin, Estelle Parsons, Molly Picon

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Emmanuelle

Directed by: Just Jaeckin

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Alain Cuny, Marika Green, Daniel Sarky

Country: United States

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Chinatown

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

Country: United States

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The Parallax View

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels, Walter McGinn

Country: United States

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Where the Red Fern Grows

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Jack Ging, Lonny Chapman

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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Moody and Pegg

The Ronnie Prophet Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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Facts:
  • 74th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 287 at Winged Foot Golf Club - New York
  • Homer Simpson and Marge Bouvier wed

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 16, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Working

By: Studs Terkel

Perhaps Studs Terkel’s best-known book, Working is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews conducted with everyone from gravediggers to

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The Other Side Of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

THE MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT START HERE!In Paris...Washington...and a fabulous villa in Greece, an innocent American girl becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal.

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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.

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Cashelmara

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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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

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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