Thursday March 21, 1974

US date format: 3/21/1974, UK date format: 21/3/1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 21, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Laura Allen and Joseph Mawle. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Dark Lady by Cher. In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits. The Night Porter, directed by Liliana Cavani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Zoo Gang. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Spasim.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
  • World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
  • St. Nicholas of Flue
  • Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
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The Night Porter

The Night Porter

Directed by: Liliana Cavani

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy, Gabriele Ferzetti

Country: United States of America

Foxy Brown

Foxy Brown

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Peter Brown, Terry Carter

Country: United States of America

The Sugarland Express

The Sugarland Express

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks, William Atherton

Country: United States of America

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern, Karen Black

Country: United States of America

Going Places

Going Places

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Patrick Dewaere, Miou-Miou, Jeanne Moreau

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Zoo Gang

The Zoo Gang

Directed by: John Watson

Landline

Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

Seven Little Australians

Seven Little Australians

Days to next March 21

If March 21, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 6 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury

Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

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The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top of the bestseller lists.

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

Nickel Mountain by John Gardner

Nickel Mountain

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John Gardner's most poignant novel of improbable love.At the heart of John Gardner's Nickel Mountain is an uncommon love story: when at 42, the obese, anxious and gentle Henry Soames marries

The Partners by Louis Auchincloss

The Partners

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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

The Best Of Life by David Scherman

The Best Of Life

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1973, Large Hardcover book, beautiful photos including Marilyn Monroe photographed by Richard Avedon as different women through the ages, 303 pages

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

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport


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