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Friday October 18, 1974

US date format: 10/18/1974, UK date format: 18/10/1974

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 18, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joy Bryant and Zhou Xun. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Nothing From Nothing by Billy Preston. In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Spasim.
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What the sky looked like on 18 October 1974

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Movies

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge

Country: United States

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Phantom of the Paradise

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, Gerrit Graham

Country: United States

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The Working Girls

Directed by: Stephanie Rothman

Starring: Sarah Kennedy, Laurie Rose, Mark Thomas, Lynne Guthrie

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Seytan

Directed by: Metin Erksan

Starring: Canan Perver, Cihan Ünal, Meral Taygun, Agah Hün

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Vincent, François, Paul and the Others

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Yves Montand, Michel Piccoli, Serge Reggiani, Gérard Depardieu

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TV Series

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Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

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Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Written by: Jeffrey Grant Rice

Starring: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Country: United States

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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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The Complete Victor Borge

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st NBA game at Market Square Arena - Pacers beat Spurs 129-121
  • Wings (Country Hams) release Walking in the Park with Eloise
  • Chicago Bulls' Nate Thurmond becomes first in NBA to complete a quadruple double-22 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists and 12 blocks.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 18, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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A Bridge Too Far

By: Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

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The Dogs Of War

By: Frederick Forsyth

"Knocking off a bank or an armored truck is merely crude. Knocking off an entire republic has, I feel, a certain style." So says mining magnate Sir James Manson, a shadowy titan of London's financial district, who is scheming a ...

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The War Between The Tates

By: Alison Lurie

When a wife reaches her breaking point and her husband begins an ill-advised affair, civil war breaks out within their family Erica Tate wouldn’t mind getting up in the morning if

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Cavett

By: Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield

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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

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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