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Wednesday July 24, 1974

US date format: 7/24/1974, UK date format: 24/7/1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 24, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maurice Greene and Stephanie March. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Capone Investment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 July 1974

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Movies

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

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Almost Human

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Tomas Milian, Henry Silva, Laura Belli, Gino Santercole

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California Split

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: George Segal, Elliott Gould, Ann Prentiss, Gwen Welles

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Macon County Line

Directed by: Richard Compton

Starring: Alan Vint, Cheryl Waters, Max Baer Jr., Geoffrey Lewis

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Caravan to Vaccares

Directed by: Geoffrey Reeve

Starring: David Birney, Charlotte Rampling, Michael Lonsdale, Marcel Bozzuffi

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TV Series

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

The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 July 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ernest Milton: Actor (Julius Caesar, Cat Girl), dies at 84.
  • Chris Chubbock: US TV newscaster, shoots self on air.
  • James Chadwick: English physicist who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Prize in physics for his discovery of the neutron in 1932.
Facts:
  • Supreme Court unanimously rules Nixon must turn over Watergate tapes
  • Watergate scandal: the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Richard Nixon did not have the authority to withhold subpoenaed White House tapes and they order him to surrender the tapes to the Watergate special prosecutor.
  • After the Turkish invasion of Cyprus the Greek military junta collapses and democracy is restored.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 24, 1974 - Geocentric view

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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 Memory Book

By: Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

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If Beale Street Could Talk

By: James Baldwin

In this honest and stunning novel, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice.

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

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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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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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