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Sunday 17 February 1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Valeria Mazza and Bryan White. In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand. In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Cosell by Howard Cosell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bagpuss. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Bagpuss

Written by: Oliver Postgate, Peter Firmin

Starring: Oliver Postgate, Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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U registraturi

Starring: Ugljesa Kojadinovic, Fabijan Sovagovic, Rade Serbedzija, Ljubica Jovic

Carrie's War

Starring: Juliet Waley, Andrew Tinney, Tim Coward, Aubrey Richards

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Divlje godine

Starring: Vasa Filipov, Ivica Nikasinovic, Jovica Bavin, Bogdan Radic

How to Survive a Marriage

Written by: Anne Howard Bailey

Starring: Rosemary Prinz, Fran Brill, Joan Copeland, Jennifer Harmon

Country: United States

Movies

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

Blazing Saddles

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens

Country: United States

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Zardoz

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman

Country: United States

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Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason

Country: United States

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The Sting

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Pippi Longstocking

Directed by: Olle Hellbom

Starring: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pr Sundberg

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Naples Lely Golf Classic.
  • 49 die in stampede for seats at soccer match, Cairo, Egypt.
  • A soccer stampede occurs in Cairo, killing 49.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James Schlesinger -- Feb. 11, 1974
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8369
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Thomas P O'Neill Jr. -- Feb. 4, 1974

Books

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

Cosell

By: Howard Cosell

book club edition, slightly cocked

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The Best Of Life

By: David Scherman

Subscribers special edition

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The Joy Of Sex

By: Alex Comfort

Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

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The Hollow Hills

By: Mary Stewart

Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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