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Wednesday April 24, 1974

US date format: 4/24/1974, UK date format: 24/4/1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 24, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Derek Luke and Jared Tomich. 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 Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Old Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Spasim.
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What the sky looked like on 24 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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Movin' On

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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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 24, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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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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The Partners

By: Louis Auchincloss

Louis Auchincloss is writing here at the top of his remarkable powers as an observer of contemporary America. The Partners is a group portrait of men - and women in what

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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

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games


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