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Sunday February 17, 1974

US date format: 2/17/1974, UK date format: 17/2/1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 17, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jerry O'Connell and Frédéric Bolley. 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. The House of Seven Corpses, directed by Paul Harrison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Plain Speaking by Merle Miller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 February 1974

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Movies

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

The House of Seven Corpses

Directed by: Paul Harrison

Starring: John Ireland, Faith Domergue, John Carradine, Carole Wells

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From Beyond the Grave

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Peter Cushing, Ian Bannen, Ian Carmichael, Diana Dors

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Thieves Like Us

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, John Schuck, Bert Remsen

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Herbie Rides Again

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Helen Hayes, Ken Berry, Stefanie Powers, John McIntire

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Blazing Saddles

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

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Don Blech und der goldene Junker

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Seven Little Australians

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Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

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The Manhunter

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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.
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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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 17, 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 ?

Plain Speaking

By: Merle Miller

This candid biography was drawn from never-aired TV interviews filmed in early 1962 when former U.S. President Harry Truman was 77 and retired nine years.

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In One Era And Out The Other

By: Sam Levenson

The beloved humorist and author Sam Levenson finds that some of his old worldviews don’t fit the new one he now sees. Levenson’s grew up the youngest of eight children in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York.

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The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

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The Best Of Life

By: David Scherman

1973, Large Hardcover book, beautiful photos including Marilyn Monroe photographed by Richard Avedon as different women through the ages, 303 pages

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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

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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