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Monday 19 August 1974

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 19, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tim Kasher and Alex Fox. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka. 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 The Wall Street Gang by Richard Ney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Land of the Lost. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spasim or Tank.
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What the sky looked like on 19 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 ?

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

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Run, Joe, Run

Written by: Richard H. Landau

Starring: Paul Frees, Arch Whiting, Chad States

Country: United States

Rising Damp

The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Famous Deaths:
  • Davies: US ambassador on Cyprus, murdered.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 19, 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 ?

The Wall Street Gang

By: Richard Ney

THE WALL STREET GANG, IN WHICH IT IS SHOWN THAT IF YOU SCRAP TRADITIONAL APPROACHES TO THE MARKET AND ATTACK THE FINANCIAL CONSPIRACY WITH ITS OWN WEAPONS, YOU CAN BEAT STOCK

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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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The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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