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Thursday May 23, 1974

US date format: 5/23/1974, UK date format: 23/5/1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 23, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jewel (singer) and Lino (rapper). In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Streak by Ray Stevens. In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits. Bootleggers, directed by Charles B. Pierce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Fan Club by Irving Wallace 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 Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 23 May 1974

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Movies

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

Bootleggers

Directed by: Charles B. Pierce

Starring: Paul Koslo, Dennis Fimple, Slim Pickens, Jaclyn Smith

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Welcome to Arrow Beach

Directed by: Laurence Harvey

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Joanna Pettet, Stuart Whitman, John Ireland

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Dial M for Murder

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Country: United States

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis, Catherine Bach

Country: United States

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Lancelot of the Lake

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Luc Simon, Laura Duke Condominas, Humbert Balsan, Vladimir Antolek-Oresek

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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 May 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Italian Red Brigade officer Mario Sossi freed.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 23, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace

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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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Plain Speaking

By: Merle Miller

This candid biography was drawn from never-aired TV interviews filmed in early 1962 when former U.S. President Harry Truman was 77 and retired nine years.

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The Other Side Of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

THE MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT START HERE!In Paris...Washington...and a fabulous villa in Greece, an innocent American girl becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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