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Saturday October 19, 1974

US date format: 10/19/1974, UK date format: 19/10/1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 19, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zhou Xun and Amish Tripathi. 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 All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 19 October 1974

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Movies

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

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

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

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

Which were the important events of 19 October 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland (next win 6-1-90)
  • Detroit Red Wings' Mickey Redmond scores the first hat trick against Washington Capitals.
  • Niue becomes a self-governing colony of New Zealand.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 19, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

All Things Bright And Beautiful

By: James Herriot

Two years ago when we published James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, we called it a "miracle between covers." In the first major review of the book, Alfred Ames said:

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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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Watership Down

By: Richard Adams

A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.Set

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The Rhinemann Exchange

By: Robert Ludlum

Autumn 1943. American agent David Spaulding is among the global espionage elite who have converged on Buenos Aires. His top-secret mission can bring World War II to an explosive end.

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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

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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