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Sunday March 17, 1974, St. Patrick's Day

US date format: 3/17/1974, UK date format: 17/3/1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marisa Coughlan and John Hall. 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 In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Landline. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Tank.
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What the sky looked like on 17 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 17 March 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Facts:
  • Jane Blalock wins LPGA Bing Crosby Golf Classic International.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 17, 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 ?

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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Management

By: Peter F. Drucker

The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

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The Snare Of The Hunter

By: Helen MacInnes

A young woman who has escaped from Czechoslovakia in an attempt to find her father, a Nobel Prize nominee, discovers that she is the object of a deadly hunt

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

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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