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Saturday July 20, 1974

US date format: 7/20/1974, UK date format: 20/7/1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 20, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Simon Rex and Marc Fitoussi. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rock Your Baby by George McCrae. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. The Mirror, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas 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 Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 July 1974

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Movies

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

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States

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Cockfighter

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Warren Oates, Richard B. Shull, Harry Dean Stanton, Ed Begley Jr.

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Bank Shot

Directed by: Gower Champion

Starring: George C. Scott, Joanna Cassidy, Sorrell Booke, G. Wood

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Dirty Duck

Directed by: Charles Swenson

Starring: Howard Kaylan, Mark Volman, Robert Ridgely, Cynthia Adler

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Death Wish

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia, Steven Keats

Country: United States

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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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My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

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Die Buchholzens

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Allen Jenkins: Staten Island, New York -- Actor (Hey Jeannie, Top Cop, Girl Habit).
Facts:
  • Heng Yo and Heng Ju, completes 1,000 mile (SF-Seattle) pilgrimage
  • Turkish occupation of Cyprus: Forces from Turkey invade Cyprus after a ''coup d' etat'', organised by the dictator of Greece, against president Makarios. NATO's Council praises the United States and the United Kingdom for attempts to settle the dispute. Syria and Egypt put their militaries on alert.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 20, 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 ?

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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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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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

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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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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

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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