Thursday March 28, 1974

US date format: 3/28/1974, UK date format: 28/3/1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 28, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daisuke Kishio and Bruno Marie. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Sunshine On My Shoulders by John Denver. In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits. The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Creative Divorce by Mel Krantzler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Zoo Gang. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Maze War.
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Movies

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The Conversation

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest

Country: United States of America

Our Time

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Pamela Sue Martin, Betsy Slade, Parker Stevenson, George O'Hanlon Jr.

The Night Porter

Directed by: Liliana Cavani

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy, Gabriele Ferzetti

Country: United States of America

Foxy Brown

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Peter Brown, Terry Carter

Country: United States of America

The Sugarland Express

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks, William Atherton

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 28, 1974?


    Holidays

  • Saint Sixtus III
  • Slovakia, Czech Republic - Teachers' Day.
  • Saint Castor
  • Saint Gontram (died 592)
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    Events

  • Rock group Raspberries breakup

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Zoo Gang

Directed by: John Watson

Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

Seven Little Australians

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Creative Divorce

By: Mel Krantzler

Divorce therapist Mel Krantzler approaches the subject of divorce from a unique perspective and offers an optimistic outlook and hopeful opportunities for personal growth to those struggling to recognize and renew

In One Era And Out The Other

By: Sam Levenson

The beloved humorist and author Sam Levenson finds that some of his old worldviews don’t fit the new one he now sees. Levenson’s grew up the youngest of eight children in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York.

The Secret Life Of Plants

By: Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird

The world of plants and its relation to mankind as revealed by the latest scientific discoveries. "Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore."--Newsweek

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

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Maze War

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

Genre: First-person shooter

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games


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