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Friday 25 January 1974

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Sproule and Adam Meadows. In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Deep Throat Part II, directed by Joe Sarno, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Carrie's War. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination 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 ?

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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Divlje godine

Starring: Vasa Filipov, Ivica Nikasinovic, Jovica Bavin, Bogdan Radic

How to Survive a Marriage

Written by: Anne Howard Bailey

Starring: Rosemary Prinz, Fran Brill, Joan Copeland, Jennifer Harmon

Country: United States

De vloek van Woestewolf

Starring: Henk van Ulsen, Henk Molenberg, Tabe Bas, John Lanting

Country: Netherlands

Upstairs, Downstairs

Starring: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

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Movies

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

Don't Look Now

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason

Country: United States

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The Sting

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Pippi Longstocking

Directed by: Olle Hellbom

Starring: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pr Sundberg

Country: United States

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Magnum Force

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitch Ryan

Country: United States

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Sleeper

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Christian Barnard transplants 1st human heart without removal of old

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Federal Energy Office director William E. Simon
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8366
  • Time: Sculpture by John Wilson.

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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Alistair Cooke'S America

By: Alistair Cooke

As the United States adjusts to its role as sole superpower in a world of shifting allegiances, it has never been more important to understand what makes the country work.

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Portrait Of A Marriage

By: Nigel Nicolson

Vita Sackville-West, novelist, poet, and biographer, is best known as the friend of Virginia Woolf, who transformed her into an androgynous time-traveler in Orlando.

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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 ?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

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Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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