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Friday December 27, 1974

US date format: 12/27/1974, UK date format: 27/12/1974

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 27, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Masi Oka and Julia Stinshoff. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Angie Baby by Helen Reddy. In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Jacob the Liar, directed by Frank Beyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. 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 27 December 1974

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Movies

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

Jacob the Liar

Directed by: Frank Beyer

Starring: Vlastimil Brodský, Erwin Geschonneck, Henry Hübchen, Blanche Kommerell

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Young Frankenstein

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle

Country: United States

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The Front Page

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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The Yakuza

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Ken Takakura, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman

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The Towering Inferno

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, William Holden, Faye Dunaway

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

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Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

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Krempoli - Ein Platz für wilde Kinder

Starring: Petra Auzinger, Günther Broda, Harald Fendt, Michael Fischer

A Dog of Flanders

Starring: Michie Kita, Reiko Katsura, Kuriko Komamura, Masako Sugaya

Country: Japan

Adams of Eagle Lake

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Dear Abby show ends run on CBS radio after 11 years
  • FSLN seizes government hostages at a private Managua party
  • 40th Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB).

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 27, 1974 - Geocentric view

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

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Books

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

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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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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The Bermuda Triangle

By: Charles Berlitz

Bermuda Triangle

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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 ?

Maze War

Maze War

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

Genre: First-person shooter

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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