Monday October 28, 1974

US date format: 10/28/1974, UK date format: 28/10/1974

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 28, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Joaquin Phoenix and Dayanara Torres. In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Haven't Done Nothin' by Stevie Wonder. In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. Lenny, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Rebound.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
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Events

  • Luna 23 launched (landing on Moon)

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Movies

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Lenny

Lenny

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner, Stanley Beck

Country: United States of America

The Savage Is Loose

The Savage Is Loose

Directed by: George C. Scott

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, John David Carson, Lee Montgomery

Earthquake

Earthquake

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Lorne Greene

Country: United States of America

The Little Prince

The Little Prince

Directed by: Stanley Donen

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

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Directed by: Werner Herzog

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

Country: United States of America

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Sport Games on October 28, 1974

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NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Pittsburgh Steelers : 17 - 24
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TV Series

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Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

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Starring: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Country: United States of America

Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Soundstage

Soundstage

Directed by: Dave Erdman

Starring: Mike Bloomfield, Harry Chapin, Willie Dixon, Dr. John

Methoriakos stathmos

Methoriakos stathmos

Days to next October 28

If October 28, 1974 is your birthday you're 45 years, 10 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin

The Woman He Loved

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Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972

A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan

A Bridge Too Far

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The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

The Total Woman by Marabel Morgan

The Total Woman

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The Total Woman

Cavett by Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield

Cavett

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All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot

All Things Bright And Beautiful

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Two years ago when we published James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, we called it a "miracle between covers." In the first major review of the book, Alfred Ames said:

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

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport


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