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Thursday 28 November 1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jason Ferguson and Joerg Heckenbach. In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Can Help by Billy Swan. In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. Emmanuelle, directed by Just Jaeckin, 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 Münchner Geschichten. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rebound or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Weekend

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee

Country: United States

Pobol y Cwm

Starring: Gwenfair Vaughan, Rhys Parry Jones, Beth Robert, Dewi Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

No, Honestly

Starring: John Alderton, Pauline Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Microbes and Men

Starring: Frank Gillard, Arthur Lowe, Antonia Pemberton, James Grout

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs

Starring: David Jason, David Webb, Noel Coleman, Michael Stainton

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 ?

Emmanuelle

Directed by: Just Jaeckin

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Alain Cuny, Marika Green

Country: United States

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Murder on the Orient Express

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman

Country: United States

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Earthquake

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy

Country: United States

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Lenny

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner

Country: United States

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Phantom of the Paradise

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 November 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day - Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bah�
  • Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii: Feast of the Holy Sovereigns in honor of the founders of the Anglican Church of Hawaii
  • Albania - Albanian Independence day (from Turkey, 1912); also known as Albanian Flag Day due to other National events that correspond to this day
  • Mauritania - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
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Facts:
  • Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years
  • Major League Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn suspends New York Yankees' owner George Steinbrenner for two years for his conviction of making illegal contributions to the Re-elect Nixon campaign.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The Big Raise: Labor & Inflation
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8410
  • Time: Clockwise from top L: Grasso, Carey, Brown, Hart, Glenn, Dukakis, Boren and Bumpers

Books

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

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.

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Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top of the bestseller lists.

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The Hollow Hills

By: Mary Stewart

Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

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Postern Of Fate

By: Agatha Christie

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford return in Agatha Christie’s classic Postern of Fate, to investigate a deadly poisoning sixty years after the fact.Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village.

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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

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

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