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Thursday 25 April 1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel Burdeau and Sandra Borgmann. 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. Sanshiro Sugata, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Working by Studs Terkel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Valter brani Sarajevo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rebound or Elimination.
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Movies

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

Sanshiro Sugata

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Denjir kchi, Susumu Fujita, Yukiko Todoroki

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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The Conversation

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield

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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The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Bagpuss

Written by: Oliver Postgate, Peter Firmin

Starring: Oliver Postgate, Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Carrie's War

Starring: Juliet Waley, Andrew Tinney, Tim Coward, Aubrey Richards

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 April 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
  • Saint Filo.
  • Official Red Hat Society day.
  • Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
  • Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
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Facts:
  • NFL moves the goal posts and adopts sudden-death playoff.
  • Marcello Caetano overthrown in Portugal; he is exiled to Madeira and later to Brazil (Carnation revolution).
  • Leo Tindemans forms Belgium government.
  • An all-female Japanese team summits Manaslu in Nepal, becoming the first women to climb an 8,000 metre peak.
  • The Expo '74 World's Fair opens in Spokane, Washington.

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Books

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

Working

By: Studs Terkel

Perhaps Studs Terkel’s best-known book, Working is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews conducted with everyone from gravediggers to

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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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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