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Saturday October 26, 1974

US date format: 10/26/1974, UK date format: 26/10/1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 26, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rosemarie Dewitt and Lisa . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Then Came You by Dionne Warwicke. In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. The Little Prince, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while More Joy by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 October 1974

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Movies

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

The Little Prince

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Richard Kiley, Steven Warner, Joss Ackland, Clive Revill

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge

Country: United States

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Phantom of the Paradise

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, Gerrit Graham

Country: United States

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The Working Girls

Directed by: Stephanie Rothman

Starring: Sarah Kennedy, Laurie Rose, Mark Thomas, Lynne Guthrie

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Seytan

Directed by: Metin Erksan

Starring: Canan Perver, Cihan Ünal, Meral Taygun, Agah Hün

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TV Series

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

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

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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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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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Countdown

Starring: Ian 'Molly' Meldrum, Debra Byrne, Daryl Braithwaite, Skyhooks

Country: Australia

Rogue's Rock

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 26 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Bidia Dandaron: Buddhist author and teacher in the USSR (Born 1914).

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 26, 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 ?

More Joy

By: Alex Comfort

The book that revolutionized America's thinking on sex is back to meet the needs of the '80s. Dr. Comfort has revised and updated his classic to provide current, caring advice plus important information on health risks of this decade.

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

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Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

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The Dogs Of War

By: Frederick Forsyth

"Knocking off a bank or an armored truck is merely crude. Knocking off an entire republic has, I feel, a certain style." So says mining magnate Sir James Manson, a shadowy titan of London's financial district, who is scheming a ...

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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

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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