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Tuesday 24 September 1974

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kiwane Garris and Matt McKeon. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Rock Me Gently by Andy Kim. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Microbes and Men. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rebound or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Microbes and Men

Starring: Frank Gillard, Arthur Lowe, Antonia Pemberton, James Grout

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs

Starring: David Jason, David Webb, Noel Coleman, Michael Stainton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Rockford Files

Written by: Stephen J. Cannell, Roy Huggins

Starring: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos

Country: United States

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The Texas Wheelers

Written by: Dale McRaven

Starring: Jack Elam, Gary Busey, Mark Hamill, Karen Obediear

Country: United States

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Written by: Jeffrey Grant Rice

Starring: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Brigitte Mira, El Hedi ben Salem, Barbara Valentin

Country: United States

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The Night Porter

Directed by: Liliana Cavani

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy

Country: United States

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger

Country: United States

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Amarcord

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Magali Nol, Bruno Zanin, Pupella Maggio

Country: United States

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Turkish Delight

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 September 1974 ?

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Facts:
  • Al Kaline, Detroit Tiger, is 12th to get 3,000 hits
  • Clarence Jones of Kintetsu Buffaloes hits his 38th HR, 1st American to win a Japanese HR title

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gerald Ford -- Sep. 23, 1974
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8401
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Nixon -- Sep. 16, 1974

Books

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

The Honorary Consul

By: Graham Greene

In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

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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 Hollow Hills

By: Mary Stewart

Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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Postern Of Fate

By: Agatha Christie

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford return in Agatha Christie’s classic Postern of Fate, to investigate a deadly poisoning sixty years after the fact.Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village.

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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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Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game


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