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Friday February 22, 1974

US date format: 2/22/1974, UK date format: 22/2/1974

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 22, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Blunt and Kyoko Nagatsuka in Shizuoka Prefecture. In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand. In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Billy Two Hats, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Beulah Land by Lonnie Coleman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bedtime Stories. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 22 February 1974

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Movies

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

Billy Two Hats

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Gregory Peck, Desi Arnaz Jr., Jack Warden, David Huddleston

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The House of Seven Corpses

Directed by: Paul Harrison

Starring: John Ireland, Faith Domergue, John Carradine, Carole Wells

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From Beyond the Grave

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Peter Cushing, Ian Bannen, Ian Carmichael, Diana Dors

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Thieves Like Us

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, John Schuck, Bert Remsen

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Herbie Rides Again

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Helen Hayes, Ken Berry, Stefanie Powers, John McIntire

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TV Series

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

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

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Kli-Kla-Klawitter

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Don Blech und der goldene Junker

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Seven Little Australians

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Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Samuel Byck tries and fails to assassinate U.S. President Richard Nixon.
  • Ethiopian police shoot at demonstrators.
  • The Organisation of the Islamic Conference summit begins in Lahore, Pakistan. Thirty-seven countries attend and twenty-two heads of state and government participate. It also recognizes Bangladesh.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 22, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Beulah Land

By: Lonnie Coleman

Superb condition VG+ fine on the jacket and book, fantastic especially considering its a book club edition.

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Cosell

By: Howard Cosell

book club edition, slightly cocked

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The Joy Of Sex

By: Alex Comfort

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.

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The Salamander

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

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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

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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