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Saturday March 16, 1974

US date format: 3/16/1974, UK date format: 16/3/1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 16, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne Charrier and Jérôme-Michel Legros. 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 The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Landline. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Tank.
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What the sky looked like on 16 March 1974

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Movies

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

The Sugarland Express

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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

Country: United States

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The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Jack Clayton

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

Country: United States

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Going Places

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

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

Country: United States

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Shoot First, Die Later

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

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

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Truck Stop Women

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

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

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TV Series

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

Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

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Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

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Kli-Kla-Klawitter

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Seven Little Australians

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Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville
  • First performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 16, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The First Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

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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

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Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top of the bestseller lists.

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I Heard The Owl Call My Name

By: Margaret Craven

Amid the grandeur of the remote Pacific Northwest stands Kingcome, a village so ancient that, according to Kwakiutl myth, it was founded by the two brothers left

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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

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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