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Sunday 18 August 1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vladys Muller and Sekou Soumah. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace. In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits. Amazing Grace, directed by Stan Lathan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Capone Investment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Tank.
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What the sky looked like on 18 August 1974

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Movies

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

Amazing Grace

Directed by: Stan Lathan

Starring: Moms Mabley, Slappy White, Rosalind Cash, Moses Gunn

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Harry and Tonto

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Art Carney, Ellen Burstyn, René Enríquez, Herbert Berghof

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Patthar Aur Payal

Directed by: Harmesh Malhotra

Starring: Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Vinod Khanna, Ajit

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11 Harrowhouse

Directed by: Aram Avakian

Starring: Candice Bergen, Charles Grodin, James Mason, Trevor Howard

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The Black Godfather

Directed by: John Evans

Starring: Rod Perry, Damu King, Don Chastain, Diane Sommerfield

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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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Autoverleih Pistulla

Starring: Eva Brumby, Oliver Collignon, Robert Fitz, Imo Heite

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Dr. med. Mark Wedmann - Detektiv inbegriffen

London Bridge

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA St. Paul Keller Golf Open

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 18, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

If Beale Street Could Talk

By: James Baldwin

In this honest and stunning novel, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice.

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The Woman He Loved

By: Ralph G. Martin

Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972

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Cashelmara

By: Susan Howatch

The rich and mighty saga of a wealthy and titled English family in Ireland during the 19th century.

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Winter Kills

By: Richard Condon

In WINTER KILLS, Richard Condon probes one of the most significant events in America's 20th century: the assassination of a president.

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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

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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