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Friday May 24, 1974

US date format: 5/24/1974, UK date format: 24/5/1974

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 24, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thorbjørn Harr and Maria Vento-Kabchi. 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 I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven 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 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 24 May 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Dean Martin Show, last airs on NBC-TV

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 24, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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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Management

By: Peter F. Drucker

The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

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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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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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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

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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