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Saturday August 31, 1974

US date format: 8/31/1974, UK date format: 31/8/1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andreï Medvedev and Marc Webb. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka. In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits. Paper Moon, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Wall Street Gang by Richard Ney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kolchak: The Night Stalker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 August 1974

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Movies

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

Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

Country: United States

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The Phantom of Liberty

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Jean-Claude Brialy, Adolfo Celi, Michel Piccoli, Monica Vitti

Country: United States

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Julia

Directed by: Sigi Rothemund

Starring: Jean-Claude Bouillon, Sylvia Kristel, Teri Tordai, Gisela Hahn

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Amazing Grace

Directed by: Stan Lathan

Starring: Moms Mabley, Slappy White, Rosalind Cash, Moses Gunn

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The Longest Yard

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter, Michael Conrad

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Written by: Jeffrey Grant Rice

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

Country: United States

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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

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The $25,000 Pyramid

Petrocelli

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Facts:
  • Pirate Radio Veronica moves into Scheveningen harbor

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 31, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Wall Street Gang

By: Richard Ney

THE WALL STREET GANG, IN WHICH IT IS SHOWN THAT IF YOU SCRAP TRADITIONAL APPROACHES TO THE MARKET AND ATTACK THE FINANCIAL CONSPIRACY WITH ITS OWN WEAPONS, YOU CAN BEAT STOCK

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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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The House Of A Thousand Lanterns

By: Victoria Holt

Her fascination with Chinese art and her marriage to an older man lead Jane Lindsay to Hong Kong and the treasure-laden House of a Thousand Lanterns

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Watership Down

By: Richard Adams

A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.Set

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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

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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