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Wednesday November 20, 1974

US date format: 11/20/1974, UK date format: 20/11/1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 20, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vivian Canoletti and Florian David Fitz. In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Can Help by Billy Swan. In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. Freebie and the Bean, directed by Richard Rush, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The War Between The Tates by Alison Lurie 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 Qwak!.
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What the sky looked like on 20 November 1974

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Movies

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

Freebie and the Bean

Directed by: Richard Rush

Starring: Alan Arkin, James Caan, Loretta Swit, Jack Kruschen

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Murder on the Orient Express

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery

Country: United States

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Lenny

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner, Stanley Beck

Country: United States

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The Savage Is Loose

Directed by: George C. Scott

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, John David Carson, Lee Montgomery

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Earthquake

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Lorne Greene

Country: United States

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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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Jullerup Færgeby

Amy Prentiss

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 November 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
  • UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The US files antitrust suit to break-up AT&T
  • The United States Department of Justice files its final anti-trust suit against AT&T. This suit later leads to the break up of AT&T and its Bell System.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 20, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Harlequin

By: Morris West

Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

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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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Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

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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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