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Wednesday June 26, 1974

US date format: 6/26/1974, UK date format: 26/6/1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 26, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Derek Jeter and Damien Nazon. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Sundown by Gordon Lightfoot. In UK The Streak by Ray Stevens was in the top 5 hits. The Swinging Cheerleaders, directed by Jack Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Partners by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Capone Investment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 June 1974

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Movies

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

The Swinging Cheerleaders

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Jo Johnston, Cheryl Smith, Colleen Camp, Rosanne Katon

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For Pete's Sake

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Michael Sarrazin, Estelle Parsons, Molly Picon

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Emmanuelle

Directed by: Just Jaeckin

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Alain Cuny, Marika Green, Daniel Sarky

Country: United States

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Chinatown

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

Country: United States

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The Parallax View

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels, Walter McGinn

Country: United States

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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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My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

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And the Big Men Fly

Wodehouse Playhouse

The Squirrels

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 June 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Derek Jeter: Pequanock, New Jersey -- Shortstop (New York Yankees, Rookie of Year 1996).
  • Damien Nazon
  • Jason Kendall: American former professional baseball catcher who played in Major League Baseball from 1996 to 2010.
  • Jeff Frankenstein: American musician (Newsboys).
  • Nicole Saba: Lebanese singer and actress (The 4 Cats).
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Facts:
  • The Universal Product Code is scanned for the first time to sell a package of Wrigley's chewing gum at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 26, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Partners

By: Louis Auchincloss

Louis Auchincloss is writing here at the top of his remarkable powers as an observer of contemporary America. The Partners is a group portrait of men - and women in what

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The Other Side Of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

THE MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT START HERE!In Paris...Washington...and a fabulous villa in Greece, an innocent American girl becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal.

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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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Times To Remember

By: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children

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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

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games


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