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Wednesday 24 April 1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jared Tomich and Marc Collins. 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. The Lord's of Flatbush, directed by Martin Davidson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Little Doctor. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Elimination.
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 months ?

The Little Doctor

Starring: Peer Schmidt, Erika Dannhoff, Max Mairich, Willy Leyrer

Now You See It

Starring: Jack Narz, Johnny Olson, Gene Wood

Country: United States

Valter brani Sarajevo

Starring: Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Ljubisa Samardzic, Neda Spasojevic, Dragomir 'Gidra' Bojanic

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Boy Dominic

Starring: Murray Dale, Hildegard Neil, Richard Todd, Brian Blessed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Nova

Written by: Daniel Hart, Alan Kwan, Tacita Morway, David Condon, Lisa Leombruni

Starring: Jay O. Sanders, Lance Lewman, Neil Ross, Craig Sechler

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Lord's of Flatbush

Directed by: Martin Davidson

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Henry Winkler, Perry King

Country: United States

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Sanshiro Sugata

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Denjir kchi, Susumu Fujita, Yukiko Todoroki

Country: United States

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The Conversation

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield

Country: United States

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Foxy Brown

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Peter Brown

Country: United States

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Dark Star

Directed by: John Carpenter

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bud Abbott: comedian (Abbott and Costello), dies at age 78.
Facts:
  • Dutch women's hockey team becomes world champion.
  • NFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay (Buccaneers).
  • Stephen King publishes ''Carrie'', his first novel under his own name.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alcoholism -- Apr. 22, 1974
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8379
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nixon's Tax Scandal -- Apr. 15, 1974

Books

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

Burr

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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Times To Remember

By: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children

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Alistair Cooke'S America

By: Alistair Cooke

As the United States adjusts to its role as sole superpower in a world of shifting allegiances, it has never been more important to understand what makes the country work.

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The Snare Of The Hunter

By: Helen MacInnes

Irina Kusak’s recently divorced husband, Jiri Hrádek, is a high-ranking official in the Czechoslovakian secret police: cruel, ambitious, utterly ruthless.

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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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Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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