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Sunday 21 April 1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kitty Raymond and John Tejada. In that special week of April people in US were listening to TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB. In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. Foxy Brown, directed by Jack Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Valter brani Sarajevo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Foxy Brown

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Peter Brown

Country: United States

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The Conversation

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield

Country: United States

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Dark Star

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Brian Narelle

Country: United States

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The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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The Sugarland Express

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 21 April 1974

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TV Series

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

Valter brani Sarajevo

Starring: Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Ljubisa Samardzic, Neda Spasojevic, Dragomir 'Gidra' Bojanic

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Boy Dominic

Starring: Murray Dale, Hildegard Neil, Richard Todd, Brian Blessed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Nova

Written by: Daniel Hart, Alan Kwan, Tacita Morway, David Condon, Lisa Leombruni

Starring: Jay O. Sanders, Lance Lewman, Neil Ross, Craig Sechler

Country: United States

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Bagpuss

Written by: Oliver Postgate, Peter Firmin

Starring: Oliver Postgate, Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Carrie's War

Starring: Juliet Waley, Andrew Tinney, Tim Coward, Aubrey Richards

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 April 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
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Facts:
  • 3rd Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Jo Ann Prentice
  • 28th Tony Awards: River Niger and Raisin win.

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Books

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

The Snare Of The Hunter

By: Helen MacInnes

Irina Kusak’s recently divorced husband, Jiri Hrádek, is a high-ranking official in the Czechoslovakian secret police: cruel, ambitious, utterly ruthless.

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Working

By: Studs Terkel

Perhaps Studs Terkel’s best-known book, Working is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews conducted with everyone from gravediggers to

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The Partners

By: Louis Auchincloss

Louis Auchincloss is writing here at the top of his remarkable powers as an observer of contemporary America. The Partners is a group portrait of men - and women in what

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I Heard The Owl Call My Name

By: Margaret Craven

Amid the grandeur of the remote Pacific Northwest stands Kingcome, a village so ancient that, according to Kwakiutl myth, it was founded by the two brothers left

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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

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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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

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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