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Tuesday April 23, 1974

US date format: 4/23/1974, UK date format: 23/4/1974

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Virginie Desarnauts and Barry Watson. 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. Dark Star, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Secret Life Of Plants by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Old Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Spasim.
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What the sky looked like on 23 April 1974

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Movies

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

Dark Star

Directed by: John Carpenter

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

Country: United States

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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Shane Briant, Madeline Smith, David Prowse

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Candy Stripe Nurses

Directed by: Alan Holleb

Starring: Candice Rialson, Robin Mattson, María Rojo, Roger Cruz

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The Beast Must Die

Directed by: Paul Annett

Starring: Calvin Lockhart, Peter Cushing, Marlene Clark, Charles Gray

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Claudine

Directed by: John Berry

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TV Series

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

My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

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The Zoo Gang

Directed by: John Watson

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Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

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Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Facts:
  • Carl Barnett dies at age 59 of a heart attack while conducting Bach's Come, Sweet Death at the Will Rogers High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 23, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Secret Life Of Plants

By: Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird

The world of plants and its relation to mankind as revealed by the latest scientific discoveries. "Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore."--Newsweek

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Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

By: Allen Drury

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.

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Management

By: Peter F. Drucker

The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

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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

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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