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Wednesday 23 January 1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Richard T Slone and Tiffani-Amber Thiessen in Long Beach. In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Carrie's War. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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Divlje godine

Starring: Vasa Filipov, Ivica Nikasinovic, Jovica Bavin, Bogdan Radic

How to Survive a Marriage

Written by: Anne Howard Bailey

Starring: Rosemary Prinz, Fran Brill, Joan Copeland, Jennifer Harmon

Country: United States

De vloek van Woestewolf

Starring: Henk van Ulsen, Henk Molenberg, Tabe Bas, John Lanting

Country: Netherlands

Upstairs, Downstairs

Starring: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

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Movies

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

Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason

Country: United States

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The Sting

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Pippi Longstocking

Directed by: Olle Hellbom

Starring: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pr Sundberg

Country: United States

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Magnum Force

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitch Ryan

Country: United States

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Sleeper

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1974?

  • Time: Federal Energy Office director William E. Simon
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8366
  • Time: Sculpture by John Wilson.

Books

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

The Hollow Hills

By: Mary Stewart

Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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Postern Of Fate

By: Agatha Christie

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford return in Agatha Christie’s classic Postern of Fate, to investigate a deadly poisoning sixty years after the fact.Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village.

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In One Era And Out The Other

By: Sam Levenson

In One Era

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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 ?

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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