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Wednesday July 17, 1974

US date format: 7/17/1974, UK date format: 17/7/1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 17, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gordon Malone and Laura Macdonald. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rock Your Baby by George McCrae. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. The Mirror, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, 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 The Capone Investment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 July 1974

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Movies

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

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States

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Cockfighter

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Warren Oates, Richard B. Shull, Harry Dean Stanton, Ed Begley Jr.

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Bank Shot

Directed by: Gower Champion

Starring: George C. Scott, Joanna Cassidy, Sorrell Booke, G. Wood

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Dirty Duck

Directed by: Charles Swenson

Starring: Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman, Robert Ridgely, Cynthia Adler

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Death Wish

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia, Steven Keats

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

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My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st quadrophonic studio in the UK is open by Moody Blues
  • Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)
  • John Lennon is ordered to leave US in 60 days

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 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 ?

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 Memory Book

By: Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

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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

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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