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Tuesday 28 May 1974

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Romain Duris and Misbah Ul-haq. In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Streak by Ray Stevens. In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits. My Name is Nobody, directed by Tonino Valerii, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Van Oekel's Discohoek. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Van Oekel's Discohoek

Starring: Dolf Brouwers, Jaap Bar, IJf Blokker, Gerard Schiering

Country: Netherlands

The Little Doctor

Starring: Peer Schmidt, Erika Dannhoff, Max Mairich, Willy Leyrer

Now You See It

Starring: Jack Narz, Johnny Olson, Gene Wood

Country: United States

Valter brani Sarajevo

Starring: Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Ljubisa Samardzic, Neda Spasojevic, Dragomir 'Gidra' Bojanic

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Boy Dominic

Starring: Murray Dale, Hildegard Neil, Richard Todd, Brian Blessed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

My Name is Nobody

Directed by: Tonino Valerii

Starring: Terence Hill, Henry Fonda, Jean Martin

Country: United States

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis

Country: United States

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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Directed by: John Hough

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan George, Adam Roarke

Country: United States

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Going Places

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Grard Depardieu, Patrick Dewaere, Miou-Miou

Country: United States

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The Lord's of Flatbush

Directed by: Martin Davidson

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Henry Winkler, Perry King

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 May 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
  • Augustine of Canterbury
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Facts:
  • Magic Show opens at Cort Theater NYC for 1859 performances
  • 26th Emmy Awards: MASH, Alan Alda and Mary Tyler Moore win
  • Emmy 1st Daytime Award presentation
  • Italians fascist bomb demonstrators in Brescia, 6 killed
  • Massachusetts State Lottery begins selling first instant game lottery tickets (latex-covered scratch-off area).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The Ma'alot Massacre. Left: Israeli victim at Ma'alot (UPI); Right: Arab victim at Nabatieh refugee
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8384
  • Time: Clockwise from top: Rep. John Anderson, Sen. Hugh Scott, Rep. John Rhodes and Sen. Richard Schweiker

Books

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

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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I Heard The Owl Call My Name

By: Margaret Craven

Amid the grandeur of the remote Pacific Northwest stands Kingcome, a village so ancient that, according to Kwakiutl myth, it was founded by the two brothers left

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Cashelmara

By: Susan Howatch

The rich and mighty saga of a wealthy and titled English family in Ireland during the 19th century.

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Plain Speaking

By: Merle Miller

This candid biography was drawn from never-aired TV interviews filmed in early 1962 when former U.S. President Harry Truman was 77 and retired nine years.

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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

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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Maze War

Maze War

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

Genre: First-person shooter

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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