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Sunday 31 March 1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stefan Olsdal and Angela Dotchin. 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 The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Little Doctor. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Conversation

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield

Country: United States

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Foxy Brown

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Peter Brown

Country: United States

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Dark Star

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Brian Narelle

Country: United States

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The Sugarland Express

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks

Country: United States

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The Three Musketeers

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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Written by: Daniel Hart, Alan Kwan, Tacita Morway, David Condon, Lisa Leombruni

Starring: Jay O. Sanders, Lance Lewman, Neil Ross, Craig Sechler

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 March 1974 ?

  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
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Famous Deaths:
  • Andrea Checci: Actress (2 Women, Assassin, Black Sunday), dies at 57.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James St. Clair -- Mar. 25, 1974
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8375
  • Time: Robert Redford & Mia Farrow in 'The Great Gatsby'.


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

The Snare Of The Hunter

By: Helen MacInnes

Irina Kusak’s recently divorced husband, Jiri Hrádek, is a high-ranking official in the Czechoslovakian secret police: cruel, ambitious, utterly ruthless.

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The First Deadly Sin

By: Lawrence Sanders

In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

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By: Peter F. Drucker

The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

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The Joy Of Sex

By: Alex Comfort

Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari


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



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game



Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

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